On the legal and copy right issues

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dongdong
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On the legal and copy right issues

Post by dongdong » Thu Oct 20, 2005 2:50 pm

Hello,
How about the above issues?
I have not seen any article that discuss the legal and copy right issues on the use of web-mining technique for data/picture extraction, have you?
Cheers, :roll:
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Post by Tech Support » Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:42 pm

We can not give legal advice. But copyright applies no matter how you download or extract data. In other words, it does not matter if you download data in 10 mins using Internet Macros or om 10 hours doing it manually :) You must always check with the website and/or copyright owner.

Here is some good reading about copyright in general (external links):
http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html and http://www.uspto.gov/
dongdong
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Thanks!

Post by dongdong » Fri Oct 21, 2005 4:13 pm

Thanks! 8)
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