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Re: Scanning back issues

  • Subject: Re: Scanning back issues
  • From: Brenda Archer leocat25@COX.NET
  • Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 08:54:28 -0700

Remember that as soon as information is available in digital format, it is
out of control.  With all the back issues on a single CD, one can burn
thousands of copies from that one master and IGS no longer controls who gets
it and can no longer require payment for content.  I know it is illegal to
copy and distribute copyrighted material, but how often are the laws really
enforced....  Think about it.
Brenda Archer

----- Original Message -----
From: "Laurie AE O'Meara" <Laurie@LAEOM.COM>
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 3:46 AM
Subject: Re: Scanning back issues

> Hi Cynthia :)  Scanning anything, but especially documents, can be very
> consuming, not only for arranging each page just right on the scanner, but
> then adjusting the resulting scan if needed to make sure its readable.
> Whoever volunteered for this is a very generous person, and yes a CD
> in exchange for all that time is fair.
> Laurie
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Cynthia S. Lohry" <Hedgehug@AOL.COM>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 12:13 AM
> Subject: Re: Scanning back issues
> > I have been asked if IGS would provide a CD burner in exchange for
> scanning
> > all the back issues to date and assembling them onto CD(s) which could
> then
> > be duplicated as needed when someone wanted to purchase a set.
> >
> > I am not familiar with how much time and effort goes into scanning and
> > burning CDs.  Is this a fair offer?
> >
> > Cynthia Lohry
> >

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