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Michael Kay scripsit:

> I don't know much about US law, but in UK law, and to the best of my
> knowledge in international law, copyright is about the right to make
> copies. No permission is needed to reference something.

Luckily, copyright is a field where differences between nations are fairly
unimportant.  The main differences are about length of copyright, the
fair use/fair dealing provisions, and moral rights for authors of
non-visual works.

You are of course right that no permission is needed to reference.


John Cowan  jcowan@reutershealth.com  www.ccil.org/~cowan  www.reutershealth.com
"If he has seen farther than others,
        it is because he is standing on a stack of dwarves."
                --Mike Champion, describing Tim Berners-Lee (adapted)


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