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Journal guywcole's Journal: Contesting a link to website giving unfair information

I sent an e-mail to my University's IT people tonight about copyright information on their website. Transcript follows.

(Sent to the contact e-mail for the OIT website editor.)

To Whom It May Concern:

I'd like to request that the "Define the Line" links on the Project NEThics website, pointing to, be removed. This website provides false information about copyright law by omitting information about Fair Use and suggesting that certain activities are specifically illegal when they may in fact be legal. I believe that it is a disservice to University community members to suggest that this site might be a useful tool.

An example of such a link may be found at A page on the "Define the Line" website providing false information of this nature can be found at

Please contact me immediately if you disagree with my suggestions and/or intend not to remove the links. Response in writing, by e-mail or post, is preferred.

--Guy W. Cole
School of Public Policy
[my UMD e-mail address]
[phone number]

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