Re: Copyright infringement

Subject: Re: Copyright infringement
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2023 06:39:42 -0500

I can believe it. There are several possible motives:
- Lazy or sloppy management.
- Naive - "The information wants to be free."
- Scary deadline, no time to make it right.
- Underhanded. There is a hidden agenda.

It usually comes down to money. Cui bono?

On 3/3/23 04:44, Keith Hood wrote:

I can't believe anyone could be so cavalier about what could be such a horrendous legal risk. I've worked in this field for more than 30 years and I've never heard of something like this. I think the people you are working for are not solidly in this world.

On Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 11:15:12 PM CST, Gene Kim-Eng<techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
Structurally, perhaps, but it does not relieve you of the need for clear
copyright on all your topics.

Gene Kim-Eng

On 3/2/2023 6:51 PM, Tony Chung wrote:
Isnât that the whole use case behind DITA?


On Thu, Mar 2, 2023 at 14:05 Carolyn<carolynpalo -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

Hello - wondering what experience anyone has with copying manuals?
Specifically, taking an existing manual and changing the name only - from
one company to another?

My stance is it is plainly copyright infringement. Iâm told âyeah but no
one cares we do it all the time in the software world.â

Really? Anyone?

Carolyn Palo
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