Re: Questions / Trivia - Copyright Protected?
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on May 03, 2001 at 09:34:17:
In Reply to: Questions / Trivia - Copyright Protected? posted by Steve on May 02, 2001 at 15:17:32:
: Is a question copyright protected? For example, the question "Who was first actor to play James Bond?" appears in a book, in trivia games, magazines, etc. All of which are copyright protected. It seems reasonable that anyone could create such a question and the same is not unique intellectual property. As such, if one were to copy such generic questions from the above sources for use in a new trivia game has any law been violated? Where is the line drawn? Thanks
Copyrights protect the mode of expression, not the content of a thought.
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