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Re: Copyright, was Re: 2 tidbits

Poster: James and/or Nancy Gilly <KatieMorag@worldnet.att.net>

Lord Efen wrote:
>From: Efenwealt Wystle <efen@hotmail.com>
>To: atlantia@atlantia.sca.org <atlantia@atlantia.sca.org>
>Date: Monday, November 03, 1997 2:37 PM
>Subject: 2 tidbits
>>Poster: "Efenwealt Wystle" <efen@hotmail.com>
>>Tidbit #1:
>>I guess Lord Valentine (of the Midrealm) doesn't read this list to
>>defend his copyright, so I will.  He wrote the SCA lyrics to the "My Old
>>Man Song" that were posted last week. I generally reccomend that people
>>not post a creative work unless they wrote it or have recieved express
>>permission from the author. Some of us actually make a meager living
>>peddling our creative work. Please remember that republishing  work
>>without permission is a violation of copyright law. Thank you, 'nuff
>>said. (I'm not yelling or pointing fingers, just delivering a gentle
>>reminder.) If anyone wants Lord Valentine's contact info, e-mail me
>>privately (efen@hotmail.com).

Hmmm.  Tommy and Dickie Smothers were singing the original version of that
song back in the mid-'60s.  Wouldn't Lord Valentine be in copyright
violation anytime he sings his words to their (or whoever's) music?

Alasdair mac Iain

James and/or Nancy Gilly


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