|FROM ||Dave Williams
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Meeting April 7th, 2003: Minutes
Unfortunately the use of the term "state" defeats the original purpose
behind the naming of NYFairUse. The idea was that this issue is
important enough to warrant inclusiveness -- people in other cities and
states could start their own Fair Use organizations, such as DCFairUse,
LAFairUse or IllinoisFairUse for example.
The core elements of the name need to be a succinct description of the
organization, with the New York (city or state) element being optional.
The "Alliance of Copyright Stakeholders", with or without reference to
New York, abbreviates to something already in use: The Association of
On Tue, 2003-04-08 at 18:22, Joseph A. Maffia wrote:
> Alliance of New York State Copyright Stakeholders
> At 04:33 PM 04/08/2003 -0400, you wrote:
> > what about The New York State Association Of Copyright Stakeholders
> > On 8 Apr 2003, Dave Williams wrote:
> > >
> > > An observation: ACS (Association of Copyright Stakeholders) can't
> > be
> > > used without the NY, because of the American Chemistry Society. I
> > > thought about rearranging it to CSA, because after the Confederate
> > > States of America it didn't seem likely to be used again. Sure
> > enough,
> > > there's a Chicago Software Association.
> > >
> > > It's a tricky one, and I haven't come up with anything better. I
> > made a
> > > table of potential keywords and terms which I've been mixing and
> > > matching, but nothing stands out. Nothing wrong with NYACS, but
> > the NY
> > > can't be decoupled.
> > >
> > > - Dave
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