Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.

what is copyright?

Author:Jon Garfunkel
Posted:10/5/1999; 5:55:26 AM
Topic:New Third Voice version out
Msg #:11751 (In response to 11112)
Prev/Next:11750 / 11752

>And that alternative distributor got permission from the magazine publishers. Or they'd be sued into the ground.

How are you an expert on copyright?

A case could be made, but it have a really chilling effect on free speech if I can't reference _anything_ without permission from the publishers. That's not the way copyright works.

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