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Tasini Redux

>From digital-copyright Digest 5 Jan 2004 16:00:00 -0000 Issue 308

Stunning is the right word!!

"Specifically, the Tasini ruling barred publishers from reproducing
(without permission) freelancers' works in electronic databases or CDs
that strip those works out of their original context. Such uses are not
revisions, the court said."


NGS Beats Infringement Rap in New York 

By David Walker, Photo District News Online, December 17, 2003

"In a stunning rejection of the Greenberg v. National Geographic decision, a
federal District Court judge in New York has ruled that the Complete
National Geographic CD doesn't violate the copyrights of several freelance
photographers after all."


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Chuck Hamaker
Associate University Librarian Collections and Technical Services
Atkins Library
University of North Carolina Charlotte
Charlotte, NC 28223
phone 704 687-2825