|Re: AN OPEN LETTER TO DALE MYERS
Group: alt.conspiracy.jfk · Group Profile
Author: David Von Pein Date: Aug 23, 2008 05:52
>>> "Copyright violation? It's called FAIR USE. Quoting someone's own work to criticize it." <<<
Robert Harris wasn't merely "quoting" Dale Myers' work. Mr. Harris was
using the actual imagery of Myers' "Secrets Of A Homicide" animation
project that was aired in 2004 on The Discovery Channel. And Harris
did so without permission of the copyright owner (Myers), of course.
So Dale certainly has every right to file a complaint with YouTube.
I wouldn't want my work being mangled and misrepresented by a person
who is bent on a JFK conspiracy and then have that CTer prop up this
blatant misrepresentation about my work on a popular public website
for the gullible masses to swallow. I, too, would be upset about that
kind of thing.
A word of advice -- Don't mess around with Dale Myers' copyrighted
material in order to spread the kind of misrepresentations about his
work that Bob Harris has recently done....because Dale WILL take
notice of it. He's very protective of his work....as he has every
right to be. I can't blame him for that one little bit.
Heck, his website is one of the very few sites I've ever visited that
has all "right-click" mouse options disabled. You can't even copy-and-
paste any text from his site. But, again, that's his privilege. And I
respect him for that decision to fully protect the work that is