[talk-au] a local data compilation ruling that may be of interest

David Murn davey at incanberra.com.au
Mon Dec 20 08:57:34 GMT 2010

On Mon, 2010-12-20 at 13:53 +1100, Jim Croft wrote:
> or not...
> http://minterstmt.blogspot.com/2010/12/no-copyright-in-white-and-yellow-pages.html

I can see how this ruling applies to White pages, as that is simply a
listing of facts.  Yellow pages however, is very different, with
listings all sorted into categories (some listings into multiple
categories), and a lot of the listings having artwork and other
copyrighted materials like logos, etc.  How can someone claim that
theres no creative copyrightable work in the yellow pages?


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