[Foundation-l] Issues about Copyright

Andre Engels andreengels at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 09:57:52 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 11:49 AM, Jimmy Xu<xu.jimmy.wrk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 7:28 AM, teun spaans <teun.spaans at gmail.com> wrote:
>> IANAL, but I suppose three things must be considered:
>> - US law, where the servers are based
>> - the country where a work originates
>> - the country to which the wikipedian belongs.
> Thanks, but there is still a problem: If these laws are under
> conflict, like the local law allows fair-use to some material but the
> US law doesn't, what should we do. I can't decide whether it should be
> marked as a copyright violation per US law or just being accepted per
> local ones? Thanks.

In case the laws are in conflict, you should only allow that which is
allowed by the laws of all countries which laws you follow.

André Engels, andreengels at gmail.com

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