Fair Use Notice for copyrighted articles

From: Teresa Hommel <tahommel_at_earthlink_dot_net>
Date: Tue Nov 23 2004 - 15:39:44 CST

My web site has a lot of copies of articles that are copyrighted. When I post them I make sure that I include their URL, name of publication, date, and author at the top. At the end I include their copyright notice, and then I paste in the following Fair Use Notice. Although it is repetitious, I have put the Fair Use Notice at the end of every article I have copied.

Teresa Hommel
http://www.wheresthepaper.org

FAIR USE NOTICE

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of political, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

-----Original Message-----
From: "Edmund R. Kennedy" <ekennedyx@yahoo.com>
Sent: Nov 23, 2004 4:02 PM
To: mclain@zipcon.net,
        Open Voting Consortium discussion list <ovc-discuss@listman.sonic.net>
Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] A little article for those who feel their vote doesn't matter.

<DIV>Hello Fred:</DIV>
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<DIV>Yes, I'm hoping we could at least add it to the FAQ along with your experience in the State of Washington.  It probably would be nice to update that portion.  While OVC does not apparently have voter participation as a primary mission ("If you show up, we want you to get counted," would be more to the point,) it is an open issue.  Hopefully we're viewed as a resource by other groups and perhaps they can harvest this information.</DIV>
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<DIV>For the copyright aware, I have a question:  While the media doesn't seem to care if we link to their coverage, they have problems when we copy the story wholesale and reproduce it in, say, our wiki.  Are there news sources that are uncopywritten?  Is there some sort of exemption for not for profit groups or academic use?  The reason I ask, is that fairly soon after publishing, say a week, the links to the stories either don't work, or direct you to a membership page which is at best a hassle and at worst asks for money prior to viewing the article.  </DIV>
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<DIV>Thanks, Ed Kennedy<BR><BR><B><I>Fred McLain <mclain@zipcon.net></I></B> wrote:</DIV>
<BLOCKQUOTE class=replbq style="PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #1010ff 2px solid">Nice point. In the Washington governor's race we missed a hand recount<BR>by 11 votes.<BR><BR>-Fred-<BR><BR>On Tue, 2004-11-23 at 09:43 -0800, Edmund R. Kennedy wrote:<BR>> http://politicalwire.com/archives/2004/11/23/every_vote_matters.html<BR>> <BR>> <BR>> -- <BR>> 10777 Bendigo Cove<BR>> San Diego, CA 92126-2510<BR>> <BR>> "We must all cultivate our gardens." Candide-Voltaire<BR>> _______________________________________________<BR>> OVC discuss mailing lists<BR>> Send requests to subscribe or unsubscribe to arthur@openvotingconsortium.org<BR>-- <BR>Fred McLain <MCLAIN@ZIPCON.NET><BR><BR>_______________________________________________<BR>OVC discuss mailing lists<BR>Send requests to subscribe or unsubscribe to arthur@openvotingconsortium.org<BR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR><BR>-- <br>10777 Bendigo Cove<br>San Diego, CA 92126-2510<br><br>"We must all cul!
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