[b-hebrew] TDNT and Biblecentre and copyrighted materials

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Wed Sep 21 10:17:13 EDT 2005


On 21/09/2005 14:51, Arne Halbakken wrote:

>>On 20/09/2005 17:45, Jim West wrote:
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>> >I received this email and pass it along as a matter of ethics
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>>Thanks for the clarification. I note that this does not apply to BDB and
>>probably Gesenius (GKC) because these works are out of copyright.
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>>Peter Kirk
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>There are two issues at hand.
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>1) The copyright of printed material is one issue.
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>BDB and GKC would be in the public domain. (GKC is dated 1910, I believe.)
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>2) The digitization of the material may also be copyrighted.
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>In other words, one ought not take digitized material from a Bible 
>software company, Perseus, TLG, etc., if the digitization is 
>copyrighted but the material is in public domain.
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True. Do you have any evidence that this is what Biblecentre has done? 
These works are not from Perseus or TLG. They may be from a source like 
Logos, but is there any evidence for this?


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Peter Kirk
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peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
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