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Old 07-24-2006, 06:50 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Freedom
Hmmm...you might be busting copyright laws by typing out sections from the book without giving immediate credit to the book/author. Just a thought...
Well, you might be right. However, this happens all the time which is very unfortunate - it would really depend on whether this was a "word for word" quote from the author or merely a recap of what the author said - there is a difference. Also, there is a monetary consideration involved - at least in a legal sense.

All this being said, I think it important to give credit to authors realizing that most information rarely is truely "original" - ideas that is. There is nothing wrong with giving credit and it should be done on a regular basis.
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