[sword-devel] DCMA-Copyright-EULA

DM Smith dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 23 06:36:06 MST 2007


One of our goals is to provide quality texts. To reach this goal we work 
with licensors and copyright owners, many of which are Bible societies, 
to forge relationships. Our careful handling of these delicate matters 
has been fruitful.

In His Service,

Ronald Snow wrote:
> I am new to this and do not intend to express anything pertinent to the
> work being done. After having read all these comments for several days I
> must express my personal feelings if for no other reason than to, as the
> saying goes, "Get it off my chest".
> I repeat, this has no bearing on what or how your work is or should be
> done.
> I keep wondering, how is it that someone can write down what another
> person says and claim it is their own personal property? Did the
> apostles copyright their letters which we now use as part of the N.T.?
> Did Jesus copyright his sermon on the mount? If not, then how can people
> claim that they have exclusive rights to this material? Or does all this
> legal stuff simply boil down to whether it is printed with a certain
> kind of font on a certain kind of paper and bound in a certain way with
> special notes? 
> Sorry, I just had to blow off some steam. Now, I'll go quietly back to
> monitoring your good work.

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