June 22, 2006
Lawsuit Over Joyce Papers May Clarify Copyright's Fair-Use Exemption for Scholars
From the Chronicle of Higher Education:
A James Joyce scholar is suing the Irish author's estate, claiming that it is abusing copyright law to prevent her from disseminating research findings that the estate wants to cover up. The case may clarify how much control copyright holders can exert over scholars seeking to take advantage of the law's fair-use exemption.
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The New Yorker also has an interesting piece detailing the context of the suit.
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