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Re: The worst that can happen to GPLed code

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: The worst that can happen to GPLed code
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 01:13:10 +0200

Stefaan A Eeckels wrote:
> No it's not.  For starters, you do not distribute the
> CD you've made, because if it were to contain copyrighted
> material, it would certainly be a copyright violation
> to distribute it, even if it contains files you claim
> first sale on (just ask the RIAA, they'll straighten
> you out).

"We note that the initial downloading of a copy, from an authorized 
 source to a purchaser's computer, can result in lawful ownership of 
 a copy stored in a tangible medium."  -- Time Warner Inc.

> So you argue that making a copy of a file contained
> in a tarball isn't making a copy? 

My brother aside for a moment, it's the same as printing only one 


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