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Re: Pee Jay says silence is golden

From: RJack
Subject: Re: Pee Jay says silence is golden
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2009 08:31:01 -0500
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Alan Mackenzie wrote:

I'm informed by no less an authority than Rjack himself that it is the person(s) registered as the copyright holder who has the right to
sue, not the actual authors.

Where the fuck did you read such nonsense Alan?

The other authors presumably would have standing to challenge that copyright registration should they wish.

The defendants have standing to challenge that copyright registration.

It's difficult to see why they should, since Andersen, in shouldering
the burden of the lagal action, is simply seeking to enforce the license busybox is released under, to which all the authors have assented.

Alan, perhaps you could speak to Alexander in German for additional
help in understanding what the word "exclusive" in:

"ยง 106. Exclusive rights in copyrighted works.
Subject to sections 107 through 122, the owner of copyright under this
title has the exclusive rights to do and to authorize any of the

Until Free Softies come to understand what Congress meant by the term
"exclusive rights", they are destined to continue to wander in the
desert. I know you socialists find the concept of "exclusive rights"
anathema but that's the way it is.


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