Let's not take a face value whatever some lawyer may advise some
corporation to write on the bottom of a text. There are laws ,
regulations, and institutions allowing reproduction of various
sorts. Courseware is not plagiarism (in fact, it is gov't regulated);
neither is making a single photocopy for scholarly purposes, nor quoting a
short passage from a longer text (rule of thumb: under 100 words, I think).
At 06:32 PM 22/05/2007 -0400, you wrote:
>MICHAEL RYAN wrote:
>>Natasha: If I may, were you citing from the book? This does open a can
>>of worms, as even the reproduction of the citation itself, that forbids
>>reproduction, must in itself be forbidden; though it is no doubt itself a
>>reproduction of a public law, regulation or associated document.
>> Thus, the copyright symbol is itself, copyrighted.
>> What interesting times.
>> Michael J. Ryan
>>Natasha Artemeva <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>This discussion has prompted me to start paying attention to various
>>For example, recently published fiction books include the following
>>"No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic
>>or mechanical means,
>>including information storage and retrieval systems, without permission
>>in writing from the publisher,
>>except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a review."
>>Now, does it mean that one cannot use a quote as an epigraph without the
>>What about students who study the book at school? Should they request
>>permission to quote?
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