More stories, but, please, … don’t jump to conclusions. Only the parties to this argle-bargle (here and here) have all the facts right now. It could be there is more misunderstanding than grandstanding. We look forward to hearing more.
“… by Simon Fodden on April 16th, 2008
Boing Boing gives us Carl Malmud’s report that U.S. free access sites Justia and Public.Resources.Org have received take-down letters from the Oregon Legislative Counsel in connection with their publishing of Oregon’s laws. Apparently West Publishing, which has also reproduced Oregon’s laws without a licence from the state, will not receive a similar demand.
I know that Canada and Ontario claim Crown copyright in our laws but explicitly permit copying if the material is reproduced accurately and that copyright is acknowledged.” (From Slaw.)