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Determine if reselling a training document created by someone else is legal
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Jun 17, 2012

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I am trying to find a contractor to prepare a training document for myself based on the work of someone else. I believe you should be able to view my other job here.   [obscured]  /job/31059915/proposals
If not, let me know and I will invite you to so you can see the document I am trying to have someone assemble.

I am wondering if it would be legal to sell this modified training program once it is created, since it is not a direct copy of the entire text, but rather prepared using portions of the existing documents combined into one much larger document.

The original source that I got these documents from says "You can use these as you wish, change them, or whatever! If you make a better form, let me know and I will change mine."
You can find that page here.
  [obscured]  -performance.com/forms_25.html

The only document not found on this page is the skills test. That is found here.
  [obscured]  -performance.com/73.html

I would like to know if I am legally allowed to s...

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