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Re: [Steve Lidie <Stephen.O.Lidie@Lehigh.EDU>] Re: xodometer licensing

John Galt said:
> On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Sam TH wrote:
> >This statement of freely available, however, also conflicts with the
> >examples given for "freely availableness", such as usenet.  Nothing
> >about a usenet posting implies free redistibutability.  In fact,
> >Usenet postings are all copyrighted, and unless specific other license
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Case law?  Cite?

Since, according to Copyright Law, all writings are copyrighted unless explicitly stated otherwise, yes, Usenet postings are copyrighted.


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