"I certainly never write a review about a book I don't think worth reviewing, a flat-out bad book, unless it's an enormously fashionable bad book." --
says, John Gardner in Conversations with John Gardner
Quoted from 'Dictionary of Library and Information Science Quotations'     Edited by Mohamed Taher & L S Ramaiah. ISBN: 8185689423 (New Delhi , Aditya, 1994) p.150. Available @ Amazon.com

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Copying an Entire Article Without Permission - OK in Some Cases?

The blog post is continuously updated, last updated Mar 19th, 2012
  • Court Declares Newspaper Excerpt on Online Forum is Fair Use, Righthaven in Ruins

    WebProNews, Chris Crum | March 22, 2011
    Judge Finds Full Article Copy to Be Fair Use

    Last month, we asked whether full article-copying could be ruled as fair use. We now know the answer. Yes, it can.

    Do you think duplicating an article in its entirety without permission is OK in some cases?...

    Righthaven, a company whose business model relies on copyright lawsuits for newspapers, has essentially lost its second fair use case. The first one was over a partial article sampling, but this most recent one involved the copying of a full 33-paragraph article from the the Las Vegas Review Journal (with credit) by the Center for Intercultural Organizing, a ten-person Portland, Oregon-based nonprofit organization set up to preserve immigrant and refugee rights. The case has not been dismissed yet, but he judge presiding over it says he plans to. continue reading
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