I, too, would be interested in this answer.
Eric J Petrevich/LRM wrote:
> OK, now that we have someone here from a magazine, I've got a couple of
> questions about copyrights.
> First off, this is NOT a flame at all, it's just a couple of questions
> about the law.
> I've always thought that I can not reproduce any writing material ONLY if I
> was either claiming it as mine own OR if I was making money with it. It
> was my understanding that as long as I gave credit to the author (and
> publisher) that I wasn't breaking any laws.
> So, if I read a magazine and give it to a friend, am I breaking the law?
> What about if I post the info on a web page, am I breaking the law (a FREE
> web page)
> What about if I use the info in a school report?
> Quite frankly, I'm more confused now. FWIW, I have lots of material on my
> web page (I also have the shop-talk file archives among others) and if
> the stuff is not legal for me to have there, I'll remove it. My intention
> is just to share info (what the internet was created for) not to steal
> others work.