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Re: Open source - Free software

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Open source - Free software
Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2006 14:57:47 +0200

David Kastrup wrote:
> Al Klein <rukbat@pern.invalid> writes:
> > On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 16:58:39 +0200, David Kastrup <> wrote:
> >
> >>You are confusing software and media.  The media are sold, and
> >>access to software is sold.  The software itself is an arrangement
> >>of information, interior decoration of the computer's memory created
> >>with electrons straight from the tap.
> >
> > Not in any court in the US in which it's been tested so far.
> If the US courts were too stupid to distinguish media and content,

You are the one who is stupid beyond believable, not US courts and 
Congress. Software is literary work. Stephen King doesn't sell any media, 
he sells his work. BTW, The Plant was very telling experiment...


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