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RE: copyright question

> I am not so sure about this, because, once digitized, it 
> easily becomes a database and the protection of databases is 
> not the same as copyright.

Doesn't matter.  If the information is freely available in the public
domain, anyone can copy and redistribute it from the same sources used by
the database builder.  (Suppose I go to the library and make a photocopy
of a public-domain book, and then tell you it will cost a dollar to look
at my photocopy.  Has the amount of information in the public domain

Rick Anderson
Dir. of Resource Acquisition
University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
(775) 784-6500 x273