Re: Copyright: Form, Content, and Prepublication Incarnations

From: Stevan Harnad <>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 21:00:56 +0000

On Thu, 15 Nov 2001, Albert Henderson wrote:

> [after] posting a work to an Internet
> server... [t]he author may be obligated by a copyright transfer to delete
> what he has "archived" (an inappropriate term for unreviewed drafts)
> and to defend the copyright that protects authorship from piracy and
> plagiarism. I would consider any continuing distribution of
> unauthorized copies should be considered piratical and subject to
> whatever prosecution and penalties may exist in law.

I give up Albert. Go for it! Prosecute all those unauthorized
copies throughout the aether... but don't expect any help from the

(And do leave plagiarism out of it; it's not at issue: only the
piracy the author welcomes is).

Received on Thu Nov 15 2001 - 21:01:24 GMT

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