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Re: GNU licenses

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: GNU licenses
Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2006 07:15:26 -0500
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David Kastrup writes:
> "I found it on some server" does not make you the owner of a copy in
> any manner that "I found it on the street" makes you the owner of a
> copy of a book.

"Finding it on some server" involves creating a copy on your computer.  If
you own the computer you own the copy.  Of course, you have no right to
make copies of that copy, so the only way to transfer the copy is to sell
your computer.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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