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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

State Law and Copyright

Georgia Sues Legal Rebel for Posting State’s Copyrighted Law Online (+Video)

Well, it's OK to copy the actual law. But if you copy the state-ordered summaries...

David Kravets | July 27, 2015

The pages of Ars Technica are littered with stories in which owners of copyrights are suing others for exploiting those works without permission. Think of the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Industry Association of America, to name but two of the key litigants. Whether groups like the MPAA and RIAA are being overbearing about it depends on where you line up on the debate.
The same can be said about the latest entrant into the Copyright War—the state of Georgia.


<more at; related links: (CODE REVISION COMMISSION on Behalf of and For the Benefit of the GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA, and the STATE OF GEORGIA, Plaintiffs v. PUBLIC.RESOURCE.ORG, INC., Defendant) and (Georgia claims that publishing its state laws for free online is 'terrorism'. July 27, 2015)>

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