Compilations of data or other material, whether in machine readable or other form, which by reason of the selection or arrangement of their contents constitute intellectual creations shall be protected as such.
See Patry, Copyright in Compilations of Facts (or Why the "White Pages" Are Not Copyrightable), 12 Com.
As one pair of commentators succinctly puts it: "The originality requirement is constitutionally mandated for all works." Patterson & Joyce, Monopolizing the Law: The Scope of Copyright Protection for Law Reports and Statutory Compilations, 36 UCLA L.
Compilations or reviews do not satisfy the audit requirement; (B) It is not intended that audits required by this subpart be separate and apart from audits performed in accordance with State and local laws or for other purposes.
Compilations of data or numerical information shall never constitute a statement or a warranty.