[Foundation-l] EDP

Brianna Laugher brianna.laugher at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 23:57:33 UTC 2007

On 20/12/2007, Klaus Graf <klausgraf at googlemail.com> wrote:
> pfctdayelise is talking pure nonsense (as she often does in legal
> issues at Commons). The sense of the policy is to allow small
> exceptions from the "all must be free" doctrine. The exceptions must
> be legal according the national law and according the US "fair use".
> Each European country has exceptions similar to "fair use": e.g.
> German "Zitatrecht". If
> http://www.ivir.nl/dossier/implementatie_2001_29_EG/wetten/tsjechie.pdf
> is the actual Czech Copyright Act article 31 is relevant allowing
> "quotations" of works for teaching purposes.

I agree, that appears to be the relevant law. My comments to Timichal
were based on his adamant assertion that there was no Czech equivalent
to fair use. If he is wrong then naturally my comments won't follow
any more. :)


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