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Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- track record

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- track record
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 20:41:49 +0200
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rjack <> writes:

> Hyman Rosen wrote:
>> Not only that, it is appropriate that distributors
>> who have been distributing illegally should be forced
>> to pay some monetary damages, even if only legal costs
>> of the other side. 
> I couldn't agree more about distributing illegally and violateing an
> *enforceable* copyright license.
> An illegal toilet-paper license like the GPL is a whole 'nuther
> story. An now for the rest of the story. . .

Oh, you are certainly free to use the GPL for toilet paper, like you are
free to use your paycheck for the same purpose.

But that leaves you without a license, and that's not an advantage.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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