From: John P. Looney (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Fri 12 May 2000 - 11:54:38 IST
On Fri, May 12, 2000 at 09:51:34AM +0100, Anton Mc Kee mentioned:
> > What is Irish law like in this area?
> If actual documents were published well then Irish copyright law would apply
> no matter what the media was that they would have been trasmitted in.
What about fair use ? You can copy upto 10% of a document, to make a
point, or in research...
> If it was a document from MS well the copyright law would pervail. however
> if the document was in the public domain and it was quoted as a doc from Ms
> well then really they would have a hard agruement so long as it was not
> totally riped off.
> (I think)
What about if someone read aloud the document, and you paraphrased it ?
-- "The fool must be beaten with a stick, for an intelligent person the merest hint is sufficient" -- Zen Master Greg
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