November 06, 2004

It's time to trade our national obsession with for a new craze -- maps visualizing where the votes really came from. The Big Picture has assembled a collection of maps with population, geography, and a bit of political black humor.

The most compelling explanatory map is the Washington Post's topography, with mountainous blue cities and rolling red plains. (click for larger version) Via IP.

In a feeble attempt to relate this to copyright, how would the fact that these images were "just lying around the internet gathering dust anyway" factor into a fair use analysis (for the maps that have sufficient expressive content to be copyrightable in the first place)?

Posted by Wendy at November 06, 2004 08:08 AM | TrackBack
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