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Re: Copyright Misuse Doctrine in Apple v. Psystar

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Copyright Misuse Doctrine in Apple v. Psystar
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 16:44:49 +0100
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"amicus_curious" <> writes:

> "Thufir Hawat" <> wrote in message
> news:Gpjol.24760$uG1.4427@newsfe16.iad...
>> On Sun, 22 Feb 2009 09:51:24 -0500, amicus_curious wrote:
>>> But the BusyBox authors are totally willing to give their work away and
>>> have been doing so for years.  The only thing that they are hammering
>>> their users in regard to is for not publishing the acknowledgement and
>>> code itself on the user's own site.
>> Exactly, if you choose to distribute *their* work then there are
>> conditions.  What's wrong with that?
> The conditions are silly and useless, making the authors appear to be
> the same. 

So what?  You don't seem to have much of a problem with being silly and
useless, certainly being much more so than the BusyBox authors.

David Kastrup

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