[Foundation-l] Info/Law blog: Using Wikisource as an Alternative Open Access Repository for Legal Scholarship

Stephen Bain stephen.bain at gmail.com
Sun Jun 21 01:55:24 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 5:27 AM, Parker Higgins<parkerhiggins at gmail.com> wrote:
> Except google isn't asserting any kind of copyright control over these
> books, they're just not making it convenient to download them in your
> preferred format.  Maybe not The Right Thing, but not as boneheaded as suing
> a party who reprints public domain material, as was the case in Feist v.
> Rural (the supreme court case you mention.)

They want people to use their service. Fair enough, given that the
scanning and OCRing happened on their dime.

Stephen Bain
stephen.bain at gmail.com

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