[WikiEN-l] Getting rid of bad fair use
Alphax (Wikipedia email)
alphasigmax at gmail.com
Sat May 20 03:02:41 UTC 2006
Anthony DiPierro wrote:
> On 5/19/06, Fastfission <fastfission at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 5/19/06, Anthony DiPierro <wikilegal at inbox.org> wrote:
>>> Interesting. I tried looking this up, because hey, if it's repeated
>>> over and over it shouldn't be hard to find. The first Google hit I
>>> found was http://www.eff.org/cafe/gross1.html - Understanding Your
>>> Rights: The Public's Right of Fair Use. But I guess the EFF has no
>>> clue what they're talking about.
>> If you want to play "find the source", we can do that, but I don't see
>> the value in it.
> Nor do I. You find a source, I'll find two. We could keep it up for
> a long time, but suffice it to say it seems like there's not a
> consensus, among lawyers or among the general public, on whether or
> not fair use is a right.
>> "Fair Use is not a right...it is a defense to an infringement claim"
> Searching google for "fair use is a right" I get 200 hits. Searching
> for "fair use is not a right" I get 99. Do we need to start going
> through and evaluating the credibility of the sources? Maybe see
> which ones are more impartial?
Google is not a reliable source.
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