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The New Jersey DX Association sent an inquiry about taking content from this site and publishing it elsewhere. This was not a “fair use” request but a request to take the entire content of a few articles on this site and publish it elsewhere such as on a web site or in a club newsletter.
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What is Creative Commons?
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Using Content from this site – the bottom line
Of couse you can make fair use:
The Fair Use section of U.S. Copyright law, Section 107, reads as follows
…the fair use of a copyrighted work… for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright.
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- You must use the content for non-commercial use only
- You must use the content verbatim – you can not alter it in any way
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Where MMM DD, YYYY can be found as part of the URL that contains the content
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Many of the purely technical articles on this site could be “shovel ready” content for a Amateur Radio Club newsletter or web site. There are some articles that contain technical content with heavy commentary and opinion.
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