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From: Ron Lankshear <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] RE copyright
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 13:34:48 +1000
I think Wiki cover the ground well
re 1 NO - you did not create the picture but if you hold the original
then you have some claim to it
re 2 NO - it is not false usage - you are simply indicating the material
is not open to everyone to grab - and to which country anyway would one
have to pay this registration.
I think the wording you mentioned re usage and who can and do what - is
But there is list on copyright issues.....
Marcia C Farina wrote:
> I worded the first paragraph of previous submission incorrectly. Sorry for
> the confusion. I have two separate questions.
> 1) If I restore an old picture, isn't the restored version automatically
> covered by copyright, because I created it? I'm not addressing whether or
> not I am willing to share it. I often send hard copies or jpg copies (at
> much higher resolution than those displayed on the web), to
> relatives/interested researchers. I simply want to understand the
> 2) If I place a copyright statement on my homepage, e.g., Copyright
> (c)2000-2007 Marcia Farina, but have not paid the fee, is that not a false
> copyright statement? I referenced the two articles previously published in
> Rootsweb Review and which are available elsewhere on the web. James F.
> Ramaley, Ph.D.: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/review/2005/1130.txt
> and http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/review/2007/0110.txt