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Re: Copyright Misuse Doctrine in Apple v. Psystar

From: Rahul Dhesi
Subject: Re: Copyright Misuse Doctrine in Apple v. Psystar
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 01:19:24 +0000 (UTC)
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Hyman Rosen <> writes:

>Rahul Dhesi wrote:
>> Since we don't know the whole story, let's not assume victory.

>I don't see why not. It remains a fact that anyone who now gets
>an Actiontec router has the GPLed firmware source code available,
>whereas that was once not true. That is a positive difference that
>has occurred as a result of the actions of the SFLC.

Your baseline is wrong. You can always pick two points A and B and claim
a positive difference. If somebody starts beating you, and then stops,
you can claim that the stopping is a positive difference and that you
are therefore victorious. This is not how common sense works.

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