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Re: Non-free files in source packages?

* Lewis Jardine:

> In the case of data tables, in many jurisdictions, a mere collection of 
> facts is not copyrightable; the classic example is a telephone directory 
> (everything in it is an uncreative fact; that there are thousands of 
> them, which may have taken a lot of effort to gather, is immaterial).

Databases are already copyrighted in many jurisdictions.  AFAIK, this
is also on the agenda of U.S. lawmakers.

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