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The Supreme Court has ruled against BellSouth's claim to copyright on information in its Yellow Pages. [Miami Herald, 1/25/94. EDUPAGE.]

Canada's new Copyright Act prohibits software rental without the publisher's permission. Video games and music recordings may also be included. [Toronto Star, 1/13/94. EDUPAGE.]

Terry Carroll maintains a FAQ about US copyright law, circulated by several newsgroups near the 17th of each month. You may FTP it as part1 to part6 from /pub/usenet/news.answers /law/Copyright-FAQ on rtfm.mit.edu, or post a message with six "send usenet/news.answers/law/Copyright-FAQ/part1" to "...part6" lines to mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu. Part 4 covers international law; Part 6 describes legal citation format. [tjc50@ccc.amdahl.com, misc.legal.computing, 1/6/94.]