On Monday, August 19, 2002, at 02:04 PM, JC Dill wrote:
> >Mailing list mirrors and public archives involve creating additional
> >copies of copyrighted materials; that is not the case with a lending
does it? what's the legal definition of "copy" as it pertains to
mailing list archives (hint: there's no legal precedent).
> Section 108 has provisions for making up to three whole copies in
> specific cases. Section 108 addresses copyright and copying issues
> for books and phonorecord items but doesn't address electronic copies
> of something that doesn't exist at all in "hard copy". Who knows how
> it will be interpreted regarding content that has been published
> *solely* on the Internet.
It's like the Bible to Christians, or any other religious document.
People tend to only quote those pieces that reinforce what they want
the document to say, and not the pieces that contradict it....
Chuq Von Rospach, Architech
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