From: Larry Kaufman <lkaufman <at> COMCAST <dot> NET>

Subject: Re: Copyright of game score

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kazuyuki Iwamoto" <iwamoto <at> MY <dot> EMAIL <dot> NE <dot> JP>
To: <SHOGI-L <at> TECHUNIX <dot> TECHNION <dot> AC <dot> IL>
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 8:34 AM
Subject: Re: Copyright of game score

> Hi all.
> For shogi scores,I believe amatuers's scores are generary not copyrighted.
> But those of pro's are not.  Those scores are considerd to be a propaty of
> JSF and its sponsores such as major newpapers who publish the scores.If
> think all shogi scores ARE NOT copyrighted, try publishing pro's sores for
> free or at a cost. I 'm sure you will get sued by JSF.
     Some people have been publishing Pro game scores right here on this
list!  Have any of you been sued or even asked not to do this?

     I guess that you mean "published in Japan".  I think this claim to
copyright of Pro game scores would not be recognized anywhere else.

     Larry Kaufman