DaveH asks Gary:
> You've repeatedly posted copyright material
> on TT.  Doesn't that violate copyright restrictions?

I'm not a lawyer, Dave, but my understanding is that there is no problem 
with copying portions of an author's material for noncommercial use.  The 
copyright laws are meant to protect the author from Gary going out and 
trying to make money off of the author's work.  There also would be another 
problem, and that is if Gary's activity somehow hurt the author's sales. 
For example, if people did not need to buy the author's work because Gary 
provided it to them free of charge.  Posting lyrics to songs on TruthTalk 
does not damage the author from my perspective.  If anything, it might 
provide free advertising for him, maybe even help his sales if people get 
interested in the author's work because of what Gary has posted.  The bottom 
line is that one must look at whether or not any damage is done to the 
author when copying his material.

David Miller

"Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know 
how you ought to answer every man."  (Colossians 4:6) http://www.InnGlory.org

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