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Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?

From: Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
Subject: Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 20:23:27 +0100

Ter, 2007-05-29 às 12:45 -0500, John Hasler escreveu:
> Rui Miguel Silva Seabra writes:
> > Then you eventually buy your copyright license by buying a legitimate
> > copy (a book, a CD, etc...).
> In the US no license is needed to buy, own, or use a legitimate copy of a
> book, CD, etc.  Copyright law does not enter into the matter at all.  It
> is simply the purchase of a tangible object.  A license is only needed if
> you want to make copies beyond those permitted by law.

Hello? Buying the book is precisely your license to that copy :)
That's the reason why you can't legally xerox it, in most conditions,
because then you don't have a licensed copy :)


+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?

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