Jeff Cohen <cohen.jeff / gmail.com> writes:

> Ryan Leavengood wrote:
>> Much like copyright infringement is really only an issue when profit is
>> involved for the copier.
>
> Or loss of profit to the original publisher.
>
> If I buy a book and make 100 copies and give them away for free, that's 
> still not legal because the publisher was entitled to sell those copies.
>
> But overall I agree, if you're not making money on it and you're not 
> causing anyone else to lose revenue, then it's probably fair use.

Now, let's consider screen-scraping really is "quoting".  With proper
attribution, that's fair use... IANAL.

> Jeff
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