Re: WEST-THOMSON- DOJ Lette

From: <johnl[_at_]ibm.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 96 09:34:31 -0400

On 09/14/96, sjamar[_at_]law.howard.edu (Steve Jamar) said:
>
> Well, it seems to me that there is likely an implied license, if not an
> explicit one, for dissemination to the public if you are commenting
> publicly on public matters. But I think that many communications to the
> government are not public and indeed are kept private for policy reasons.
> (Promote candor, etc.)

I agree that many communications to the government deserve confidentiality. Do you think copyright is the proper vehicle to provide that confidentiality?

Regards,

John Lederer
<johnl[_at_]ibm.net>

Oregon, Wisconsin
(Using Merlin--and liking it) Received on Mon Sep 16 1996 - 14:33:16 GMT

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