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Re: Psystar's legal reply brief in response to Apple

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: Psystar's legal reply brief in response to Apple
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:57:32 -0000
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On 8/5/2010 6:16 AM, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
But after a copy has been made under the license contract, that copy
falls under 17 USC 109 (which limits exclusive distribution right of the
copyright owner) and the only cause of action regarding non-compliance
with the distribution requirements is a contract breach claim, not
copyright infringement claim.

NO, that's false. The GPL specifies different requirements for
copies made for own use and for copies made for distribution.
You cannot accept the restrictions for the former, create such
a copy, and then attempt to distribute it as if it were for the

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