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Subject: Re: [DEV] [ADMIN] Copying census images - Was: MARY JANE JERRARD 1861census
Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2005 17:09:38 -0400
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Brian,

Images from ancestry.com may be forwarded to people. You can click on
the email icon on the page and it will automatically attach it.

Carol

-----Original Message-----
From: Brian Randell <>
To:
Sent: Sat, 20 Aug 2005 21:57:43 +0100
Subject: [DEV] [ADMIN] Copying census images - Was: MARY JANE JERRARD
1861 census

Hi Jean: 
 
>She was in Gloucestershire - do you want the image? 

>Jean 
 
You may not have seen the ADMIN message of a few months ago regarding
rules about census images - copy attached below. 
 
cheers 
 
Brian Randell 
 
===== 
 
At 6:37 pm +0100 10/4/05, Brian Randell wrote: 
>Hi: 

>From a message on another genealogy mailing list: 

>>... please note that when you have a copy of a census page, 
>>either from a CD or downloaded from a web site, it is ILLEGAL to
make a 
>>copy and forward it to someone else. 
>> 
>>Please read the licence and copyright notice on the source from
where 
>>you obtained the census image. It will include the words "must not
be 
>>copied" and "for personal research only". 
>> 
>>For the avoidance of doubt, this applies to *copies of census page 
>>images* (which are not allowed), and does not apply to census 
>>transcriptions (which are allowed). 

>The above advice is I'm afraid absolutely correct, and indeed
>applies not just to census images, but also to images of other Crown
>Copyright documents, e.g. ones obtained from the National Archives
>via their Documents Online service. 

>There have been a growing number of indications on Devon-L of people
>sending census images direct to requestors, in answer to queries. No
>doubt this has only been done out of a spirit of helpfulness, but
>this is not a sufficient excuse. 

>Please - NO MORE REQUESTS FOR, OR OFFERS TO SUPPLY COPIES OF, SUCH
>IMAGES, ON DEVON-L. 

>Instead, please limit responses to requests for census information
>to transcriptions, not images. 

>Cheers 

>Brian Randell 

>PS By all means respond to Terry and me directly if you wish to
>comment on this issue - but discussions of matters of copyright.
>etc., are OFF-TOPIC for Devon-L. 

 
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