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Re: theos-talk Art Example,

Jan 06, 2011 06:21 PM
by MKR

It is not uncommon among scholars and politicians to misuse copyright to
prevent unsavory information from coming out. Of course, Theosophists are no

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 7:47 PM, thalprin <> wrote:

> I'll give you another example. For example, I like to buy art - especially
> so original works, 1800s sure, if/when it's possible.
> Now when I do, most times, I not only have the option of placing/selling
> that piece A/B copyrighting that art (too) as an original image. That
> doesn't mean I could place my name on it, what it means is that I'd own,
> entirely, all rights to its image. The only person/s who could argue a/o
> legally contest/halt my claim would be the artist' descendent/s a/o their
> estate AND if I didn't/don't and show it it could be that another would, and
> at that time I'd be the person with possesion/ownership, aka the ability to
> revoke that claim, unless or until I sold the piece.
> Copyrights can be a very funny thang.
> Terrie

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