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Re: More GPL questions

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: More GPL questions
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 11:38:13 -0500
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Stefan writes:
>'re perfectly entitled to install and run GPL'd software without
> accepting the GPL, because those rights are already conferred to you by
> the fair use doctrine of copyright.

They are conferred[1], but not by fair use (in the US).

[1] More precisely, they are not reserved for the copyright owner.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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