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Due to the ease of theft on the internet, international copyright laws are
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For a better understanding of copyright and related ethical issues, you may
wish to explore these links:
Issues, by Cyndi Howells (of Cyndi's List fame)
Myths About Copyright Explained, by Brad Templeton
Copyright and Genealogy, by Michael Goad.
Restoring Ethics to Genealogy,
by Barbara A. Brown.
The Copyright Wizard
With thanks to TF Mills for links and assistance in developing a comprehensive
set of links