At 2002-08-17 22:01 +0200, Krzysztof P. Jasiutowicz wrote:
On 17-08-2002, lcrocker(a)nupedia.com wrote thusly :
similar subject. What is the Wikipedia policy on using
music/mp3 clips ?
We don't have that worked out yet. I've been using
second clips at 64k bitrate, which should easily fall under
"fair use" doctrine and are reasonable downloads (see, for
example, "Simon and Garfunkel"). No one's complained yet,
and I doubt they will.
Does it apply to other countries (fair use) ?
Is it legally acceptable to apply the same doctrine to, for instance,
music works of Polish artists ?
Most countries, at least in Europe and North America have
adopted the Berne Convention rules of 1948 (Brussels) and
1971 (Paris). The USA since 1989-03-01. Most European
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