When kicking off the Be With You Scans scanlation group, our then-teenage founder Earth Dragon had the sense to ask the copyright holders if what he was doing was okay and here's what the senior vice-president of Tokyopop said...
From: Mike Kiley <MikeK[at]tokyopop[dot]com>
To: Earth Dragon <greatwallliu[at]yahoo[dot]com>
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 5:57 PM
Subject: RE: Copyrights and stuff
Hi, Earth Dragon -
Thanks for asking about this - many people do not even bother!
In general, as long as you are not using this material for commercial purposes, you're OK.
From: Earth Dragon [mailto:greatwallliu[at]yahoo[dot]com]
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 2:19 PM
To: Mike Kiley
Subject: Copyrights and stuff
I was wondering if putting scans of "Angelic Layer" on
a website for download is legal
it would not be for making money off of, unlike sites
also, would i get sued?????
just wanna make sure and stuff since i don't know the laws
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