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Re: GPL question

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPL question
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 10:09:38 +0100 wrote:
> > "Notwithstanding the provisions of section 106(3) [17 USC 106(3)], the
> > owner of a particular copy or phonorecord lawfully made under this
> > title, or any person authorized by such owner, is entitled, without the
> > authority of the copyright owner, to sell or otherwise dispose of the
> > possession of that copy or phonorecord"
> can you please translate that into english?  are you saying "sure,
> it's okay to include the binary"?

Sure. The "binary" is lawfully made and hence its distribution falls 
under limitation on exclusive distribution right [17 USC 106(3)] 
codified in 17 USC 109. In GNU speak it is called "mere aggregation",

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