[Air-L] The Spiders will find you (was wayback machine waspublic/private)

elw at stderr.org elw at stderr.org
Tue Aug 14 14:11:34 PDT 2007



> On literary blogs, blogs that contain creative writing, blogs that 
> clearly create a copyright symbol or request on the blog page that 
> copyright should be respected, does a researcher have the right to 
> "research" the contents of that blog (which to me implies copying the 
> content, trasposing it as "data" for the sake of qualitative or 
> quantitative research purposes?


Your copyright doesn't mean that you can selectively tell people not to 
use things that you have published in a manner that is consistent with the 
doctrine of fair use.

You don't get to pick.  Sorry about that!

--e


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