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Re: Oh, and... (was Re: Web Space)

From:Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Date:Saturday, August 17, 2002, 23:20
From: "Hiro M." <hiro_m_2k@...>
> ...I wouldn't trust GeoCities; they have a clause in > the sign-up agreement stating that anything you post > on a GeoCities site legally belongs to them, meaning > that if you were to put a story on a GeoCities site, > then try to publish it, they could sue you for > infringing their copyright.
Er, no. What they have is the right to republish your webpage for promotional reasons on other parts of Yahoo. TOS (
> 7. CONTENT SUBMITTED TO YAHOO GEOCITIES > Yahoo does not claim ownership of the Content you place > on your Yahoo GeoCities Site. By submitting Content to > Yahoo for inclusion on your Yahoo GeoCities Site, you > grant Yahoo the world- wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive > license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content > solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and > promoting your Yahoo GeoCities Site on Yahoo's Internet > properties. This license exists only for as long as you > continue to be a Yahoo GeoCities homesteader and shall > be terminated at the time your Yahoo GeoCities Site is > terminated.
*Muke! --