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Re: Converting to standards... (sort of)

From: Peter Sheerin <pete@petesguide.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 09:39:22 -0700
Message-ID: <002b01c263e8$f18bd1f0$8810960a@cadpkslaptop>
To: "Alex Rousskov" <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>, "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>
Cc: <public-evangelist@w3.org>

> IANAL, but wouldn't it be a copyright law violation to recreate (copy
> and publish with modifications) a site without permission? To do a
> decent job (in many aspects), you would need to use same images, same
> text, same presentation style, which would require copying of
> copyrighted things. Some say caching violates copyright law; the
> activity being discussed is probably "worse" than caching from a legal
> point of view.

I don't think this is a problem in this case--Eric's effort is clearly
an academic one where the content is necessary to illustrate a
point. This falls under the category of fair use.
Received on Tuesday, 24 September 2002 12:40:12 UTC

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