Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)
Matthew Garrett wrote:
> I am insufficiently aware of the philosophical basis for the existence
> of fair use in US copyright law to know where else might be affected -
> does the rest of Europe have general fair use provisions?
"Fair use" appears to be a US invention. European copyright laws
of course have the right to quote from someone's work, but this
is much more restrictive than "fair use".
Arnoud Engelfriet, Dutch patent attorney - Speaking only for myself
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