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RE: (TFT) TFT --> copyright and fair use.
Hi David, David.
> Sorry about the messy divorce. But a shredder? That's just mean.
> Here is a repost from the Mnoren Librarium. If you e-mail this guy,
>he hasn't loaned his stuff out currently, and there isn't a waiting list,
>should be able to hook you up.
> Now for the necessary legal disclaimer.
> This news group is bending over backwards to honor the copyright laws.
>Otherwise we would probably just reprint TFT ourselves and sell copies.
>sense no one has gotten a license to do that... we have found a clause that
>at least keeps the game from dis-appearing entirely. Apparently it is
>legal for someone to make one copy for personal use.
> You can get John's e-mail from the re-post below.
> David Michael Grouchy II
I just wanted to add what DMGII said, If you
bought the material, you are allowed to make a copy
for personal use as a back up, in case your copy
becomes damaged. I believe your case would clearly
come under fair use.
However, fair use is currently under strong
attack from the music recording industry, the
movie industry, Disney, Microsoft, etc. The
freedoms we are accustomed to may be a thing of the
past 50 years from now.
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