25Re: "Making a big splash": On David Salo's "scholarship"
- Jan 29, 2003On Wednesday, January 29, 2003, at 01:24 PM, Mark A Miles wrote:
> Carl,Neither did I. I said the _link_ I gave to Dorothea's statements was
>> The link I gave to Dorothea Salo's disdainful statements on copyright
>> and false statements concerning the Tolkien Estate's rights is
>> broken. The correct URL is:
> Bear in mind though, that she didn't actually say the rights were
> she said someone else said it, viz.: "under arguments put forth byWhich is utterly false. No one (at least, none of the "folks" Dorothea
> some folks with close ties to the Tolkien Estate, all that lovely
> Elvish in the Lord of the Rings movies would have been considered a
> massive copyright violation".
clearly has in mind) has argued that such use of Tolkien's invented
languages as is made in the movies would violate copyright (except, as
I have _now_ discussed, possibly the issue of the usage that the
derivative rights owned by Zaentz et al. may permit or prohibit).
Dorothea is once again misrepresenting the actual positions of others
to serve her own political agenda.
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