On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 9:19 PM, Avenue <avenue42@gmail.com> wrote:
On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 10:10 PM, Gregor Hagedorn <g.m.hagedorn@gmail.com> wrote:

Marco wrote:
> So I assume that single facts (or database items) are not copyrightable just
> like single words. Only the database (or even a view?) as a selection and
> arrangement of various items is copyrightable.

Yes, a database may be copyrightable, if the creativity in selecting
and arranging information is copyrightable. This possibility exists in
many countries and is completely different from database rights.

While some databases are copyrightable, I expect this wouldn't usually apply to ...

It would be useful when people make statements such as this to declare:

a) what jurisdictions they hold qualifications in
b) what jurisdictions they are making their statements about