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Re: Hyperlinks are not enough!
> material to be found by following the link. A synopsis
> is NOT a quotation and you violate no copyrights by
> summarizing in your own words.
While it's on my mind...
I know Garrett doesn't want people sending entire articles for the copyright
issues that come into play.
However...IMHO...I don't think any copyrights are violated when someone
forwards an article to a discussion list like this. This is just a modern
day equivalent of something that is done everyday and no one exerts their
copyright claims. Just as no one seems to care when someone within a
company xeroxes an interesting article and sends a paper copy to his/her
staff...i.e..the old "read & route" practice.
Also, many companies will take articles that appear in the paper about their
product and industry and include them with their sales packets. And they do
Quite often when I see an article of interest to a group (social or
fraternal) that *I* belong to...I will xerox a number of copies...and give
them to everyone involved.
In all of the above practices, I have never seen anyone complain about
This list is just a modern day equivilent of a 'club' that comes together
with common interest.
I think where the copyright holder complains and exerts his/her copyright is
when something is mass produced so as to dilute the value of the instrument
of origin.....or to use it in some sort of commercial purpose.
Although I repect the moderators privilige, right and opinion.
Just adding my $.02.
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