On 24/11/2011 13:42, J. Clarke wrote: > In article<email@example.com>, > firstname.lastname@example.org says... >> >> In sci.math Martin Brown<|||email@example.com> wrote: >>> [[snip]] >>> You could do worse than look for the collected works of Ed Jaynes - it >>> used to be available online at one time but now it is published. >>> >>> http://www.amazon.com/T-Jaynes-Probability-Statistics-Statistical/dp/0792302133 >> >> Just curious -- if it was freely available online at one time, >> and I assume legally at that time, how does later publishing >> a paper copy retroactively affect online legality? I'd have >> assumed any originally-legal online info remains legal regardless >> of who else prints it on paper. Is that wrong? > > Don't conflate "free" with "public domain". They aren't the same. A > copyright holder can make something available for free and later change > his mind and charge for it.