Posting of copyrighted material
jch at aoml.noaa.gov
Thu Dec 9 08:06:27 EST 1999
It has come to my attention (by an author) that the posting to coral-list
of copyrighted material may not consitute "fair use" of the material, and
may in fact result in financial harm to the originating news agency. I
would therefore like to request that coral-list subscribers NOT post
verbatim news articles published at other sites. If the story has a URL
at that new agency, then (at least tentatively, until I hear to the
contrary), I would like to ask that you just post the URL to the list, if
you feel it is noteworthy.
I am sure you will all appreciate the reasoning behind this requirement.
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