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by rollingon
Tue May 13, 2014 9:26 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Reviews Website - Forum Post Copyright Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 5538

Many thanks for the clarification. The site won't include any negative reviews, and I hope that this decision will allow me to side-step issues of defamation. I also won't be using screenshots etc. without permission as per your advice. I think that the best long-term measures may simply be to act w...
by rollingon
Tue May 13, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Reviews Website - Forum Post Copyright Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 5538

Thanks AndyJ. I really appreciate your responses. The only issue that I'm still a little uncertain on is whether I'm really reviewing the reviews. I'm not passing comment on them per se - just including them in a database which, when taken as a whole, allows people to gain an overall impression of a...
by rollingon
Tue May 13, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Reviews Website - Forum Post Copyright Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 5538

Hi AndyJ, Thanks for getting back to me. The news about the revised Section 30 is terrible! I'm happy to hold off on the screenshots, but could you please provide a little further clarification on the new quotation position? As you say, Section 30 covers the criticism and review of copyright works a...
by rollingon
Tue May 13, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Reviews Website - Forum Post Copyright Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 5538

Hi AndyJ, Thanks for getting back to me. Your responses have really helped. I'm now further along the development process and have another question. I'd like to include screenshots of the relevant business' home pages if this is possible from a legal perspective. I can easily wait until 01/06/14 if ...
by rollingon
Tue Apr 29, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Reviews Website - Forum Post Copyright Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 5538

Hi AndyJ, Thank you for such a wonderful response! Just three follow-ups: - If I paraphrase/summarise, do I still need to provide a source acknowledgement? - The new regulations state that the work much be 'made available to the public.' Does this mean that I couldn't charge for the information in a...
by rollingon
Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:04 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Reviews Website - Forum Post Copyright Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 5538

Reviews Website - Forum Post Copyright Issue

Hello everyone! I'm looking to start a website that reviews companies. I'd like to collect the information about the companies from online forums. I'd establish which traders are reputable based on recommendation posts from members across many different forums - before then making these details avai...