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Re: SFLC stipulated dismissal of Comtrend without any settlement

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: SFLC stipulated dismissal of Comtrend without any settlement
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:14:24 -0000
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Alexander Terekhov <> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
>> Alexander Terekhov <> writes:
>> > Correct statement is
>> >
>> >    The GPL *ILLEGALLY* purports to establishes a pool of software
>> >
>> > because the GPL purports to control the licensee's copyrights with
>> > respect to "all third parties" (i.e. the world)
>> No, you are confused again.  The GPL gives you permission to pass copies
> Read 17 USC 109, idiot.
> Western Digital:
> "Plaintiffs claims are barred by the first sale doctrine."
> Westinghouse:
> "Plaintiffs’ claims for relief are barred by the First Sale
> doctrine."
> Samsung:
> "As a separate and distinct Twelfth Affirmative Defense and each
> claim for relief alleged therein, Defendant alleges that Plaintiffs’
> claim for copyright infringement is barred under at least the 
> provisions of 17 U.S.C. § 109(a), as Defendant was licensed and any 
> copies alleged to be infringing were, therefore, lawfully made. "

You really have to beat your habit of quoting attempted defenses as if
they were of any legal importance.

It makes you look stupid.

David Kastrup

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