Copyright Information

Copyright Information

All the information on this web site is Copyright © 1998,1999, 2000-2012 by RCYM.  The general principle of `fair use’ applies, so you can read our pages, print or save a copy for yourself, cache them, search and index them, and link to any page, as long as it is still obvious that page is ours, on our own website, and not yours.

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Most of the documentation and software have licenses that allow you to do more than this page permits, but this is on a case by case basis. If in doubt, email us and we will sort it out.

Copyright – Fair use

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair
use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in
copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that
section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting,
teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship,
or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining
whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use
the factors to be considered shall include –

(1)

the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is
of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;

(2)

the nature of the copyrighted work;

(3)

the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the
copyrighted work as a whole; and

(4)

the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the
copyrighted work.

The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding
of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the
above factors

Or you can read it online here http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.html I am not a lawyer and anyone needing legal advice should seek an attorney.