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Re: Copyright-copywrite

 On Thu, 5 Sep 1996, Rupert N. Evans wrote:

> At 10:36 PM 9/4/96 -0500 Michael E. Morin wrote:
> >>
> >> The publishers will defend their copyrighted material if pirated AND if
> >> the offense is worth defending in court (read $$$) but to use the risks of
> >> mass publishing to create a piracy snare net is just a plain dumb way to
> >> attempt to make money.
> >
> >
> >   But some publishers do insert "errors" into text to catch competitors
> >who copy their material. Dictionary and encyclopedia publishers in
> >particular have been known to use this technique. Not to "attempt to
> >make money", mind you, but to stop pirating.
> >
> Also, map publishers.

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Spy vs Spy, publisher vs publisher...that I beleive. I once saw a
horribly printed bootlegged copy of a Dover reprint while on vacation in
Mexico and it seemed odd at the time to see a bootleg of a reprint
but I'm sure it is a common practice.

     M I C H A E L   M O R I N                M.F.A., M.L.S.

Director Celtic Press               Instructional Media Librarian
  Buffalo  New York                  D'Youville College Library
         Co-Moderator Buffalo Free-Net Preservation SIG
    Member Buffalo Free-Net Information Development Committee

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