Re: Fair Use Notice for copyrighted articles

From: Ed Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Wed Nov 24 2004 - 18:59:48 CST

Hello All:

Are we in general agreement with this approach?

Thanks, Ed Kennedy

Teresa Hommel wrote:
> 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
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Edmund R. Kennedy" <>
> Sent: Nov 23, 2004 4:02 PM
> To:,
> Open Voting Consortium discussion list <>
> Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] A little article for those who feel their
> vote doesn't matter.
> <DIV>Hello Fred:</DIV>
> <DIV> </DIV>
> <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> <DIV> </DIV> <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> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>Thanks, Ed
> Kennedy<BR><BR><B><I>Fred McLain <></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>>
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