Re: Self-archiving publications containing quotations

From: Albert Henderson <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 22:39:21 +0100

on Thu, 12 Jun 2003 David Goodman <dgoodman_at_Princeton.EDU> wrote:

> Since citation of a limited amount of material for criticism is fair use
> in the print world, and, at least in US copyright law this extends to all
> formats unless restricted by contract, all that is necessary to do is to
> specify that the rights of fair use cannot be limited by contract. (It's
> changing one word, but of course a major policy reversal).

One cannot really apply "a limited amount of material," to claim fair
use, to the quotatation [or reproduction] of a picture, a short poem,
a letter, etc.

Albert Henderson
Received on Thu Jun 12 2003 - 22:39:21 BST

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