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Networking Your Way To Triple-Word Score

Publication Date: 
October 13, 2007
Source: 
The Wall Street Journal Online
Author: 
Jamin Brophy-Warren

Lecturer in Law and Executive Director of the Fair Use Project Anthony Falzone is quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about an online version of scrabble called "Scrabulous" and whether the game infringes on Scrabble's copyright:

Legal experts say there are risks to Scrabulous, however. Copyright laws allow someone to freely use an idea, "but not copy the expression of the idea," says Anthony Falzone, head of the Fair Use Project at Stanford University. He says the Scrabulous board looks strikingly similar to the Scrabble board, with light blue and pink squares in the same spots denoting double- and triple-word scores. ...