[Hpr] Hpr Digest, Vol 128, Issue 5

Yannick yannick at frenchguy.ch
Thu May 23 10:30:10 PDT 2019

Just a quick word about "fair use" : in France and in Switzerland, that's not even in the law. It's just a gentleman's agreement. We all know how much "gentle" the music industry can be. 


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> Le 23 mai 2019 à 18:19, Carl D Hamann <carl.hamann at gmail.com> a écrit :
>> On Thu, May 23, 2019, 10:48 AM lostnbronx <lostnbronx at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The question really isn't about this one episode, is it? This is
>> really about policy.
> Definitely. I think the last thing anyone wants is a system that requires individual episodes to be evaluated by the mailing list.
> I think Ken's question has two "bigger questions" that want answers:
> - What's the simplest statement of a bright line test that an admin our host can use to knew whether a given show is ok?
> - How can we best reconcile A) our ideal of accepting all shows of interest to hackers without censorship, with B) the necessity of abiding by the law of the land?
> The verbiage on the site (http://hackerpublicradio.org/stuff_you_need_to_know.php#permission) seems pretty clear to me: you need explicit permission to include the content in your show, i.e., written acknowledgement from the rightsholder--preferably a formal license compatible with the overall license for the show. Just because your use of a work is "fair", and therefore allowed by law, doesn't mean that it is without consequence or appropriate for every forum.
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