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Re: Copyright 1900 letter...

Nov 26, 1996 07:33 AM
by Dr. A.M.Bain

Thank you Jerry!


In message <>, Jerry Hejka-Ekins
<> writes
>>> *Invalid* procedure in law if the original author has been
>>>dead for 50 years or more (USA) or 70 years or more (Europe).
>>>When did KH die? (if indeed he is the author of the 1900
>>>letter).  It seems to me that your "permission" is a little
>>Nyet on point of law, email posts can always be copyrighted by
>>the poster.
>You may copyright email that is your own intellectual property,
>but unless you are "K.H." or his literary heir, you may not
>copyright his letter.
>>If someone wants to use the letter for any reason other than
>>non-profit goodwill then they can find it from some other
>>source.  The assumption of the presumption is presumptious.
>I respect your intent, but you may not claim ownership to
>something that does not belong to you.  Sorry.
>>K.H. is still alive (physically present on our globe) I believe
>>(perhaps using a different mayavirupa).
>In that case, it is up to "K.H." to claim the copyright.
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