Re: LAW: Privacy in Electronic Recordkeeping

Date: Sun Jan 21 2001 - 15:02:36 MST

To make available to the public the entirety of someone's private
correspondence to
you would almost certainly violate their copyrights (absent their having
to such reproduction and distribution of their works) and might violate their
rights (if they wrote to you in the context of a confidential relationship).

In a message dated 1/20/01 10:33:40 PM, writes:

. . .
>I'm interested in digitizing all of written correspondence I receive, and
>placing those files on my home computer (which is internet connected and
>accessible with password).
>When someone sends me a letter and I digitize it and put it on my computer,
>is this legal (by current law)?

T.0. Morrow

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