May 27, 1998 09:36 PM
by M K Ramadoss
At 12:50 AM 5/28/1998 +0100, you wrote:
>Thoa Tran <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes
>>>I was smaller than a pinhead,
>>Can we quote you on that?
>So far as I understand the issue, which has had quite an airing recently,
>it may be possible that quoting me on that [referring only of course to
>the matter of a pinhead] may well, subject to the differing interpretations
>of the laws of the many nations throughout the world, be a matter
>which might fall with the definition of the policy of "acceptable use."
>If in doubt, seek professional advice, or send me $50.
In the US, it is called "fair use". It applies to both published and
unpublished matter. Till 1992, copyright owners tried to prevent disclosure
of unpublished matter, especially unsavoury details. In 1992, Senate fixed
it, at the urging of publishers and newsmedia.
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