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Subject: RE: UKNM: Legal Question
From: Steve Johnston
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 1999 10:14:26 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Dale [jasonatloquax [dot] co [dot] uk (mailto:jasonatloquax [dot] co [dot] uk)]

> Quick question on copyright issues.
> If a site has a bunch of links and someone comes along and uses
> the same links in another way, albeit the same subject matter - is
> that an infringement of copyright? (I guess not, but would like to be
> 100%)

The compilation of databases of material in the public domain is
protected by copyright law. Your property is the 'compilation', so if it
suits you, and you can prove it, then you are within your rights to sue.

Steve Johnston
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