Re: Copyright?

Dr. Jeffrey L. Lorentz (jlorentz@phoenix.net)
Wed, 07 May 1997 19:09:57 -0500

KGirard68@aol.com wrote:
>
> I just signed out some good genealogy books from library. Some of them had
> names and other personal information. I would like to share some of it with
> others. If I posted the info and attributed it to the author and his book,
> would it still be wrong to post it. Thanks.
> Karen Girard
> Springfield,Ma
> KGirard68@aol.com

I believe that it is the *format* of the book is copyright, not the
*content*.

So post the information, cite the source, and don't *copy* verbatim from
the text.

-jlorentz

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