[Foundation-l] Deleting blatant copyright violations from the database

Andrew Gray shimgray at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 12:59:46 UTC 2007

On 13/08/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> Isn't this simply a job for oversight? While it doesn't completely
> remove the revisions from the database, it makes them invisible to
> almost everyone.

Oh God no. Simple deletion of copyrighted material is general practice
and completely sufficient for most purposes; it moves it from being
"public" to "internal", the conceptual equivalent of
MegaEncyclopediaCorp having a photocopy of it stuffed in a filing
cabinet for one of their researchers to go check on later.

- Andrew Gray
  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

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