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Re: More FSF hypocrisy

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: More FSF hypocrisy
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 13:37:17 -0400
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Alexander Terekhov wrote:
Hyman, implicit in a copyright license is the promise not to sue for
copyright infringement.
The CAFC's suggestion that
  "Copyright licenses are designed to support the right to exclude"
is utter nonsense.

Any promise not to sue exists only to those to whom the license
is granted, and only if they honor the terms of the license. You
are incorrect that breach of license cannot lead to suit for
copyright infringement. Here is exactly such a case:

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