Re: What am I doing wrong?

From: Tim Haynes (usenet-20041013_at_stirfried.vegetable.org.uk)
Date: 10/13/04


Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 12:57:34 +0100

floyd@barrow.com (Floyd L. Davidson) writes:

[snip]
>>http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ1.html#hsc
>>
>>"Copyright protection subsists from the time the work is created in fixed
>>form. The copyright in the work of authorship immediately becomes the
>>property of the author who created the work."
>
> So what.

So everything, since that appears a reasonable site for a cite...

> As noted previously in more than a couple of replies to this nonsense,
> the creative expression is copyrighted, not the information. That is, the
> typesetting, the format style, the colors, the page size, the headers,
> etc etc.

Why do you persist in refusing to see a transformation of data as an item
of work carried-out?

> The information (i.e., phone numbers or tidal data) are *not* in
> *any* way protected.

Neither are contours on mountains but my photos sure as hell are. Work it
out.

[snip]

~Tim

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