Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 6th Sep 2010 16:30 UTC
Legal We've all heard of patent trolls who buy up patents without using them to make any products. Their only goal is to seek out possible infringers and sue them, making money via the justice system. It was only a matter of time, but we've now got something new: copyright trolls.
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RE: The selling of copyright
by mr_pinsky on Mon 6th Sep 2010 18:21 UTC in reply to "The selling of copyright"
mr_pinsky
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2010-09-06

regarding the 'lifting' of a paragraph from their homepage: that's obviously covered by the 'fair use' doctrine. otherwise, even copying a page from some book at a library would be illegal (which it's not).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_use

Edited 2010-09-06 18:26 UTC

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