Scouts-L Mail Archive for September of 1999: Re: Putting info on a Web Page
Re: Putting info on a Web Page
Sat, 4 Sep 1999 09:30:08 -0400
On Fri, 3 Sep 1999, Kim Moye wrote:
> Asking for help yet again :)
> I'm toying with the idea of having a Cub Roundtable Web Page.
> My question is about the propriety of scanning info in from
> other sources.
> A prime example would be monthly themes from different Pow
> Wow books. As long as I identify the source of the info,
> is it okay to put on a Web Page.
No. Not unless (a) it was published prior to 1923, (b) is prominently
labelled as being intentionally in the public domain or (c) you have the
prior written consent of the author or the author's heirs.
> Same for skits, crafts, etc.
No. See above.
US Copyright Law of 1976 (effective 1978) and revision of 199?
Cheryl Who has some REALLY *FINE* stuff that is suppressed by that law! (g)