Fwd: Licence compliance with GFDL audio recordings?

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 08:56:21 UTC 2008

to list as well

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From: David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>
Date: 22 Apr 2008 09:56
Subject: Re: Licence compliance with GFDL audio recordings?
To: MJ Ray <mjr at phonecoop.coop>

On 22/04/2008, MJ Ray <mjr at phonecoop.coop> wrote:
> "David Gerard" <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:

> > We already have spoken versions of Wikipedia articles on Wikipedia.
> > These would presumably be a copyright violation if not right there on
> > Wikipedia [...]

> Not in England if done to allow access by visually impaired people in
> certain circumstances (Copyright ... Act 1988 sections 31A-31F).
> There's probably other special cases too.

Ooh, yes. That is in fact very useful. Thank you! Hopefully there are
similar provisions in other legal systems, particularly the US.

- d.

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