SAS v. WPL decision addresses boundaries of copyrights on software (opensource.com)
Posted May 9, 2012 15:08 UTC (Wed) by jthill
Parent article: SAS v. WPL decision addresses boundaries of copyrights on software (opensource.com)
So, basically, the ECJ has arrived at the traditional criterion for maps and phonebooks to determine the copyrightability of reference works: the underlying facts aren't copyrightable. Come to think of it, that criterion is universally presumed for all the rest of a class of works epitomized by textbooks.
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