Skip to comments.Updated FR Excerpt and Link Only or Deny Posting List due to Copyright Complaints
Posted on 04/05/2004 3:53:42 PM PDT by Jim RobinsonEdited on 05/27/2014 11:31:00 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Note: Don't post anything at all from the Las Vegas Review Journal or anything from organizations run by Stevens Media, LLC or RightHaven, LLC until the lawsuit brought against us by them is resolved.
Here's an updated alphabetical list of the sites that have complained about copyright violations thus far. The posting program will only allow excerpts and or deny posting where designated from the following sites:
These sites must be excerpted and linked only [300 words or less, 1/2 the words or less for short articles]:
All McClatchy sources must be excerpted and linked.
These publishers have asked us not to allow any material at all to be posted to FR:
Received another letter from Gannett Publications, publisher of USAToday, and several other newspapers. Due to contractual arrangements they have with third-party content providers, they have denied our request to allow posting of excerpts. They will only allow the posting of titles and links.
Please do not post full text or even excerpts from the following Gannett Web sites:
GANNETT NEWSPAPERS ON THE WEB:
The Montgomery Advertiser
The Arizona Republic, Phoenix
The Baxter Bulletin
The Desert Sun, Palm Springs
The Salinas Californian
Fort Collins Coloradoan
The News Journal, Wilmington
FLORIDA TODAY, Brevard County
The News-Press, Fort Myers
Pensacola News Journal
The Times, Gainesville
13WMAZ Macon, GA
WXIA-TV 11 Alive.com, Atlanta
Pacific Daily News, Hagatna
The Honolulu Advertiser
Rockford Register Star
The Indianapolis Star
Journal and Courier, Lafayette
The Star Press, Muncie
The Des Moines Register
Iowa City Press-Citizen
The Courier-Journal, Louisville
The Town Talk, Alexandria
The Daily Advertiser, Lafayette
The News-Star, Monroe
Daily World, Opelousas
The Times, Shreveport
The Daily Times, Salisbury
Battle Creek Enquirer
The Detroit News
and Free Press
Lansing State Journal
Times Herald, Port Huron
St. Cloud Times
The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson
St. Louis KSDK Channel 5
Great Falls Tribune
Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton
The Ithaca Journal
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The Journal News, Westchester County
Newspaper Network of Central Ohio
The Cincinnati Enquirer
The News-Messenger, Fremont
News Journal, Mansfield
The Marion Star
The Advocate, Newark
News Herald, Port Clinton
Times Recorder, Zanesville
Muskogee Daily Phoenix and Times-Democrat
Statesman Journal, Salem
Public Opinion, Chambersburg
Clipper Magazine, Inc, Mountville
The Greenville News
Argus Leader, Sioux Falls
Ashland City Times
The Daily News Journal Murfreesboro
The Dickson Herald
The Fairview Observer.com
Gallatin News Examiner
Hendersonville Star News
The Jackson Sun
The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville
Robertson County Times
The Tennessean, Nashville
Williamson County Review Appeal, Franklin
The Spectrum, St. George
The Burlington Free Press
The Daily News Leader, Staunton
The Bellingham Herald
The Olympian, Olympia
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington
The Post-Crescent, Appleton
The Reporter, Fond du Lac
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc
The Sheboygan Press
Stevens Point Journal
Wausau Daily Herald
The Daily Tribune, Wisconsin Rapids
Basildon/Southend Evening Echo
Bolton Evening News
Bradford Telegraph & Argus
Chard and Ilminster News
Colchester Evening Gazette
Daily Echo, Bournemouth
Evening Press, York
Evening Times, Glasgow
Lancashire Evening Telegraph
South Wales Argus
Southern Daily Echo
Sunday Herald, Scotland
Swindon Evening Advertiser
The Argus, Brighton
The Herald, Scotland
The Northern Echo
Worcester Evening News
Also, do not post images from Corbis or Getty.
New York Times must be excerpted.
All material from the Associated Press must be excerpted regardless of source (very brief excerpts). AP photos are not allowed.
Photographs, pictures, images, graphs etc may not be posted if the websites are on the lists or added in any of the posts below.
So, three astronauts, that walked on the moon, write an article about their frustration with the path the Obama Administration is taking on future U.S. maned space programs, and we can’t link to it anywhere, talk about it, or nothing. What happened to the rights to freely assemble and discuss our grievances? This Country is looking more like Chicago every day!
Apparently, there are sources not listed that the forum software still requires excerpts from.
One that is not listed on the “official list”, but the forum forces excerpting: OneNewsNow.com (part of the American Family Association). While they sometimes have AP-sourced articles, FR seems to want to require ALL to be excerpted.
arstechnica.com is blocked but not listed!
Earlier today I posted an excerpt of an article I thought was excellent, but had the thread pulled because “Author is not welcome on FR”. How do I find out what authors are not welcome at FR?
To: Jim Robinson, reynols, Dog Gone, steplock, FairOpinion, Kim4VRWC’s, gunnyg.
FAIR USE NOTICE
I have perused all 704 post under FRs tag CopyrightList but could not answer my question:
Can I use the below listed Fair Use Notice attached to copyrighted articles sent via e-mail to my friends, non FR post, without copyright infringement?
[FAIR USE NOTICE: The above may be copyrighted material and the use of it may not have been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available only on a nonprofit basis for educational and discussion purposes. Highlights added.]
1. I want to avoid copyright infringement.
2. I want to send Full-Copy Articles to friends ONLY.
3. I do not want to redact or limit just to a link only.
4. I want to highlight, but not excerpt portions of the full copyrighted article.
5. Can I avoid copyright infringement by using the above listed Fair Use Notice?
Tango Whiskey Papa
Well, I don’t see why not.
Bump to the top
Create FreRepublic University.
***I proposed that several years ago.
Heres my modest proposal for education reform.
We have been discussing ways to fast track kids through high school to avoid the liberal agenda and other idiocies:
Proposal for the Free Republic High School Diploma.
Posted on 04/30/2012 5:07:17 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
Received a takedown request from the copyright/trademark holder. Please do not post the Maxine character to FR. Even as parodies. They respect our rights to free speech, but do not appreciate Maxine voicing our opinions.
If you spot a post of Maxine (examples: google/search/images/maxine ), please alert the moderators via abuse report so we can remove it.
Source is Blocked, article not posted
infowars.com material not wanted on FR.
The sister site Free Dominion in Canada is also undergoing lawfare attacks. They recently won a copyright decision. They have been sued or taken to “human rights tribunals” for six years with no end in sight, if they survive.
Please note that short articles from any of the sources on the list (that are not prohibited altogether) must be excerpted to 50% of content.This has always been the rule for excerpts.
Excerpts for long articles is 300 words or less.
Your comment in bold above appears nowhere in the original post by Jim. Instead of sticking it way down here where nobody will see it, why not add it to the original article?
Maybe Jim will see your post and do so.
Everyone who posts here at Free Republic should read this thread.
You have FReepmail.
At post time FR refused this site, that nothing from newswithviews would be posted. But no search on FR brought up any thing about it, and in this "helps" article you have not listed this Source.
Is there a reason that I might know, and be better warned? Thanks!
I did find the article on the author's own blog site, and did excerpt and posted from there. I hope have not done something wrong. I thought the content was of high value to FR readers, although the article was witten over 10 years ago. The link is:
What about WSJ blogs such as this one?
Do they have to excerpted too?
This is a great suggestion.
Do we know if Democatic Underground and other such liberal forums are facing a restricted list of similar scope?
I don’t think the New York Times has complained about excerpts.
Is The Foreigner allowed?
It seems to have several country outlets. Like this:
Soros tying knots with far left, again.
‘The ad is likely to cause serious offence to some viewers on the basis that it was sexist...’
All the best ads are like that.
Neither does VDH as far as I have noticed
I tried to post this blogger’s article
and received a message about newswithviews.com is blocked. I first checked the copyright list and didn’t see this site mentioned, and a google search of FR shows links to this site, so I thought it was OK.
Is there a different list of blocked sites I should have checked?
So...should we be thinking of just posting links on everything?
That would seem to be the safest way to go.
Could this get quarterly or bi-annual updates with a note in the title line?
Ha, ha. you said “fool proof”
Hi Jim & Mod,
Do we have a complete list of sites that are unwelcome on FR...such as InfoWars? If so, can I have the link. Thanks. I’m not able to find it, but I suspect it exists.
Bump for reference. No further comment.
On a related note: “Warner Todd Huston (aka Warren The Whiner) was Zotted by JimRob for being a egregious blog pimp.” - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2972379/posts?page=16#16
Tuccille told me that antiwar.com never made any such request.
Just got a notice from the FReep mods about something I posted from Huston. Didn’t know about that, but I will be careful to steer clear of any of his stuff.
I just posted a very interesting article and link to a YouTube about an archery technique that was almost instantly pulled. Why? I see nothing about it that wold get it pulled. It had to do with historical methods of archery. . . and demonstrated the most amazing shooting with a bow and arrow I have ever seen, including the ability of the archer to hit and split an arrow aimed at him in mid flight using these technique. Is the source, wimp.com, one proscribed because of copyright but not programed with a warning?
It was pulled as a duplicate post: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3250196/posts
Thanks Jim. . . I appreciate it. . . Did not know it had been posted before. Thanks for all your hard work in making this the best place in the world for us conservatives. I will spread the word to those who were wondering what happened to the thread.
Good information to have - thanks. Bookmark for future.
Have Gannett papers changed from what is at the top (we can post title and link)? I tried to post from AZ Republic and was blocked.
Is the list at the top current and accurate?
The Onion has written a story on itself?
The Mercury News should be glad anybody is looking at them period.
I have a question about this line:
“All material from the Associated Press must be excerpted regardless of source (very brief excerpts).”
Can we still cite 300 word (or half article length for very short article)? Or is this line saying we should do less than that for AP?
Jim,I appreciate this forum and your kindness.
Do not post anything with "Warner Todd Huston" in the byline
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