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BWYS EMAIL: Tokyopop, copyrights and stuff
« on: June 28, 2011, 02:27:25 AM »

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.

    Best regards,


    -----Original Message-----
    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
    out there

    also, would i get sued?????

    just wanna make sure and stuff since i don't know the laws

    Earth Dragon

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Re: BWYS EMAIL: Tokyopop, copyrights and stuff
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2011, 05:51:40 PM »

 Wow, I'm surprised they don't really care. I don't see why he would ask tokyopop though since Dark Horse Comics were the one to localize/publish it here  :what:.