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Magazine claims 'the web is considered “public domain”', gets crushed out of business

Magazine claims 'the web is considered “public domain”', gets crushed out of business

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2009-09-29
"But honestly Monica, the web is considered 'public domain' and you should be happy we just didn’t “lift” your whole article and put someone else’s name on it!"

- Cooks Source to author, ~November 4th 2010 - http://illadore.livejournal.com/30674.html

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  • I know someone who needs to see this. ;-)

  • in that case, everything on the cook source website is public domain too :)

    someone should clone their website and put fake names on it. see how long that lasts?

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    • That site is gone.
      • Yes. She finally apologized (if you look at the cached version of the website) and sent the donation on the writer's behalf. Or so she says. Interesting story.
  • I remember that attitude (back in the mid/late 90s) was very common. Anything posted on the net (or anywhere on the web, really. Usenet or wherever) is public domain. I thought that attitude would have changed by now.
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