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Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Wed Apr 30 16:45:00 BST 2008


David McGlone wrote:

> On Tuesday 29 April 2008 9:08:01 pm Derek Broughton wrote:
>> David McGlone wrote:
>> > On Tuesday 29 April 2008 12:22:50 pm Derek Broughton wrote:
>> >> David McGlone wrote:
>> >> > On Tuesday 29 April 2008 9:02:27 am Michael wrote:
>> >> >> Derek Broughton wrote:
>> >> >> > Michael wrote:
>> >> >> >> /Copyright 2008 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This
>> >> >> >> material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or
>> >> >> >> redistributed./
>> >>
>> >>  You can't just post copyrighted material anywhere you want.
>> >
>> > Why not? As long as the writer cites the source.
>>
>> Because _it's illegal_.
> 
> I really don't understand where your train of thought comes from. Quoting
> and citing sources is not illegal. 

I really don't understand where yours comes from copying entire copyrighted
articles from the web _is_ illegal.  It doesn't come under the heading
of "fair use".  Which part of the copyright notice above is so unclear? The
OP violated all four of those conditions.

> Whether it may be copyrighted or not.  If 
> the original poster claimed that what he posted was_his_own_words, then
> _that_is_ theft and copyright infringement.

That is not what copyright law says.

-- 
derek




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