Newshare(SM)/Clickshare(SM): Copyright Statement to
Clickshare Corp./Newshare Corp. (hereinafter
"Newshare") and its affiliated members
take very seriously their obligation to protect the copyrights of writers,
photographers, artists and other content providers. For this reason,
nearly all material accessed through Newshare contains an explicit
However, this line is not required under U.S. (and
most foreign) copyright law in order to enforce in appropriate ways the
prohibition against unauthorized use of Newshare-provided material. As a
Newshare user, be advised that the terms of our service
agreement with you
permit you to make one-time, personal use of copyrighted material which
you receive via Newshare.
Prohibited Uses This means
that AMONG the prohibited uses are:
- Electronic reposting of
content to any other person or entity.
- Copying by mechanical or
electronic means and distribution physically or otherwise to other users
- Excerpting of significant portions of content without
complete attribution to the original source.
- Storage or achiving
of any Newshare-supplied materials by electronic means.
storage ("caching") of Newshare-supplied pages onto computers not owned by
Newshare or not owned or designated by the original content provider's
Copyrights retained by provider Newshare
functions generally as a broker of
time-sensitive information. The original content provider retains at all
times the master copyright to the material made available through
Certain provisions of Newshare's agreements with its
Contributing Members and Publishing Members permit Newshare to
redistribute in various fashions the content of its members. However, this
redistribution does not affect the copyrights of the members.
Special use: How to obtain If you or your organization wish to
obtain permission to redistribute or otherwise make use of
Newshare-supplied content, you must obtain permission, in writing,
from the original content provider. Most of the time the provider
will supply a readily-apparent E-mail address to make this request.
If you are in doubt about the original content owner's identity or
cannot find an appropriate address to direct a copyright inquiry, you may
send E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org stating your intended use.
You will receive a reply within 72 hours.
Many content providers have
established rates for print reproduction of their work in newspapers,
periodicals or by photocopying. If you intend to make routine use of a
specific content-provider's work, you may be well-advised to arrange an
ongoing permission structure.
Most content available through Newshare carries a line which asserts a
blanket copyright on behalf of "Newshare and/or the original source." In
cases where copyright is owned solely by Newshare, this will be stated.
Newshare asserts general copyright protection for the graphical appearance,
form and organization of its World Wide Web site.
Limitation of liability
Because Newshare and the Newshare Syndicate act as brokers of
information, we do not accept liability, legal or otherwise, for the
accuracy, timeliness or fairness of content supplied by our members or
Newshare Publishing Members hold diverse views on many matters
such as politics, sociology, philosophy and the limits of free speech. It
is Newshare's policy to enable the free flow of information
from members to their users and customers without content restriction.
For this reason, some members may "warn" or "block" their users from
reaching certain Newshare-enabled content.
you have a specific questions about the copyright policies of Newshare
Corp., the Newshare Syndicate or affiliated users or members, send E-mail
to email@example.com or use our direct-access
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