[Wikipedia-l] i hate copyright laws

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Wed Aug 20 19:15:29 UTC 2003

Jimmy Wales wrote:

>Well, let me get your opinion about an example.
>This page contains 3 quotes which seem to me to be excellent examples
>of fair use that could realistically be reused by just about anyone
>for just about any purpose.
>There is a quote from the Swedish Academy's announcement of the Nobel
>Prize for Steinbeck.  There is a quote from Battle Hymn of The
>Republic by Julia Ward Howe, explaining the title of the book.
>There's a quote of Woody Guthrie's reaction to the film version of the
"Battle Hymn of the Republic" was published in 1862, and is thus in the 
public domain anyway.


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