Friday, May 09, 2008

ADF Alliance Alert » Oregon threatens over statutes copyright?

re: "David Post has this post on the Volokh Conspiracy indicating that the state of Oregon is threatening some web vendors who have post the state statutes on their website. Apparently, Oregon is trying to claim copyright. Post writes: //What burns me up is that the State of Oregon would choose to assert its rather fanciful copyright claim for the purpose of making public access to the authoritative version of its laws more, rather than less, difficult. It is completely outrageous that in 2008 we do not have a complete and authoritative compendium of all of the laws of the 50 States, and the federal government, available at no cost on the net..."...

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