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Re: copyright question

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 19:51:00 -0600
To: Jennifer Mathis <mathis.jenny@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <24F7F689-132F-4ADD-8B67-FECC42559AE6@w3.org>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org

On 27 Feb 2010, at 5:00 PM, Jennifer Mathis wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I am a writer who is compiling and editing a court interpreting  
> manual for a court interpreting class. The class is being offered by  
> an interpreting business in Virginia. We would like to use some of  
> the sections from the Virginia Judicial System's Web site in our  
> manual.
>
> I would essentially like to copy and paste the sections I am using.  
> Is it enough, prior to each section, to provide the link to the site  
> where I have retrieved the information and then to include the  
> copyright information? An example is below:
>
> The information below was obtained from the Virginia Judicial  
> Systemís Web site at http://www.courts.state.va.us/courtadmin/aoc/djs/programs/interpreters/code.html 
> . Copyright 2009 Office of the Executive Secretary, Supreme Court of  
> Virginia.
>
> Is there any other information that I should provide? Is this legal?

Hello,

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however, W3C has nothing to do with this site. Please see our FAQ:
  http://www.w3.org/Help/Webmaster#source

Ian

>
> Thank you for your response.
>
> Kindly,
> Jenny Mathis
>
>
> -- 
> Jennifer Mathis
> (804) 723-4432
> Freelance writer/editor

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