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Re: 'The Gulf Breeze Paper'

From: Peregrine Mendoza <101653.2205@compuserve.com> [Peter Brookesmith]
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 1997 20:55:43 -0500
Fwd Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 01:22:14 -0500
Subject: Re: 'The Gulf Breeze Paper'

The Duke of Mendoza presents his compliments.

>Date: Sun, 26 Oct 1997 23:13:56 -0800
>From: Ted Viens <drtedv@freewwweb.com>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: 'The Gulf Breeze Paper'


>There ain't no copyright police, no copyright mounties, no
>copyright cavalry sweeping down from the ridges to right the
>falsities of the errant filer.  The justice department needs to
>be strongly induced before it will even cast an eye towards the
>copyright office.  Copyrights as with patents, are enforced in
>the civil courts.  In practice, anyone can make any claims on any
>copyright application and as long as this is not challenge in
>court by some other aggrieved private party, it will stand as
>legally binding.

Nothing to do with Gulf Breeze at all, but this probably explains
how (maybe even why) Budd Hopkins claims he holds the copyright
on the witness drawings and photos of someone skipping in
diaphanous gown upon the beach that are printed in "Witnessed".
If you ask his agent if you may reproduce them, you get grilled
on whether or not your opus is sympathetic to the case or not,
too. All this while waving dollars with the hand not holding the

Nothing like a free exchange of data.

Yours &c
Polonium D. Manganese
Periodic Whatnot

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