I'm building a specialised corpus of instructional materials on the WWW
written by academics, to use in a monitor corpus for a project I'm
1. Is it legal to do this without their consent?
What if they assert copyright -- am I still allowed to download the
whole lot, even if only for non-profit research purposes?
2. Apart from 'Is it legal?', I want to ask, 'Is it ethical?' to do
I ask because many of you are academics, and this should be near and
dear to your hearts, as well as something you may know the ins and outs
Thanks in advance.
In Beautiful Sydney
-- Gordon Cain, Teacher of ESOL TAFE International Education Centre, Liverpool Sydney, Australia email@example.com