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USGS maps are public domian, but it is the responsibility of the person posting the map to this wiki to make sure they are posting a USGS map and not one derived (and copyrighted) by someone else.
 
USGS maps are public domian, but it is the responsibility of the person posting the map to this wiki to make sure they are posting a USGS map and not one derived (and copyrighted) by someone else.
   
A3: In theory this falls under the description of compilation copyright. They have organized other (public domain or not) works. If you can demonstrate the work being copied is public domain, then is should be OK.
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A3: In theory this falls under the descrition of compilation copyright. They have organized other (public domain or not) works. If you can demonstrate the work being copied is public domain, then is should be OK.
   
 
A4: Again this, in theory, falls under the compilation copyright law. The fact that someone transcribed a will or other article does not grant them copyright to it.
 
A4: Again this, in theory, falls under the compilation copyright law. The fact that someone transcribed a will or other article does not grant them copyright to it.
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:That's a pretty impressive answer from a non-lawyer. Thanks for all the links! [[User:Robin Patterson|Robin Patterson]] 01:59, 12 June 2007 (UTC)
 
:That's a pretty impressive answer from a non-lawyer. Thanks for all the links! [[User:Robin Patterson|Robin Patterson]] 01:59, 12 June 2007 (UTC)
 
:Yes, Indeed. And I see that I failed to express my appreciation for the response. I do appreciate the insight given. Its very helpful. [[User:WMWillis|Bill]] 02:12, 12 June 2007 (UTC)
 

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