Skip to comments.Conservative website among 3 sued over R-J copyrights (Free Republic sued AGAIN)
Posted on 07/20/2010 11:52:30 AM PDT by Lazamataz
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Is Orly Taitz available?
Harry is quite a Christian, you know. s/
At the top of the Forum page.....
Post #26. :(
Beat me to it.
Vin, if you’re in here, have a talk with your boss.
Sounds like a newspaper in financial trouble attempting the “revenue through litigation” approach.
Apparently what goes on in Las Vegas Review-Journal stays in Vegas.
A google search found them
Did someone actually post the whole text of one of thweir stories? Or, is this some dirty trick to try contravening ‘Fair Use’, as a way to attack their enemies and make money by doing so? How much are they making in awards from all these suits?
This is one area of law where you might think conservatives and liberals both agree. It's surprising that the Supreme Court hasn't found the right case to set some specific guidelines with respect to what qualifies as "fair use". YouTube just won against Viacom with very similar circumstances at play in this case, and you might think that would be helpful here.
I'm not a 1A attorney and I'm not very familiar with the complexities of the relevant statutes and case law, but I'm not quite sure why Digital Millennium Copyright Act, doesn't insulate FreeRepublic and other similar sites from just these kinds of claims.
In any event, I think it deeply cuts against the 1st Amendment when business who exist ONLY because of the 1st Amendment use copyright laws to stifle (presumably) criticism of either themselves, or the people they cover.
My understanding is they have but to ask to be on the list, and you make it so instantly. You’ve been very compliant with the policy established last go-round. They’re trying to re-adjudicate a settled case.
Maybe JimRob can just steer them to Jim Thompson? I thought it was reported that Thompson was really in charge.
Do a screencap quick. Seems like that would be implied consent, doesn’t it?
I was in Vegas a few months ago. I got the standard USA Today at my door. I don't recall seeing a single place to even buy a LVR-J or any other rag for that matter.
Which list are they demanding they be added to? Do not excerpt? Or Excerpt only?
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