Stolen web pages

Jan Bosselaers dochterland at PANDORA.BE
Mon Jan 26 21:34:25 CST 2004

I have exactly the same experience: people are in most cases
well-meaning but ignorant about what "fair use" is. When you point it
out to them, they are almost always quick to correct things.

Best regards,


Una Smith wrote:

>For what it's worth, over the decades (!) I have had many web
>pages and other documents "stolen" by others.  This has never
>become a significant problem for me.  In most cases, the person
>responsible promptly did as I asked, and removed the page or
>gave credit.  If not, the ISP promptly shut down the person's
>website.  I believe that in most cases the person meant well
>but was merely ignorant or grossly misinformed about what is
>"fair use", "free", "public" vs "public domain", etc.
>Be happy, don't worry.
>        Una Smith
>Los Alamos National Laboratory, MS K-710, Los Alamos, NM  87545

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