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No Royalty Required to Use Records for Profit

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· Story link A Florida appellate court ruled that a firm can continue to gather real estate data from a…

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A Florida appellate court ruled that a firm can continue to gather real estate data from a tax assessor’s office and post it online for profit – without paying the county a piece of the income. The appraiser in Lakeland argued the records were copyrighted and could be used only with payment of a royalty. (12/21/04)