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

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Psystar's legal reply brief in response to Apple
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:58:44 -0000

ZnU wrote:
> In article <>,
>  Alexander Terekhov <> wrote:
> > It's short and really nice.
> >
> >
> >
> > "This reply brief addresses Apple’s response on
> > copyright misuse as well as those unanticipated
> > arguments that Apple made in response to the
> > sealing-order and scope-of-the-injunction issues.
> >
> >
> > Copyright gives authors the right to control
> > the copying, creation of derivative works from, and
> > distribution of their works. As Apple correctly
> > points out, copyright allows authors to refuse to
> > allow others to do some or all of these things — to
> > veto copying, the creation of derivative works, and
> > distribution of their creative output.
> [snip]
> I actually agree with Psystar's interpretation of copyright law.
> Software vendors have created this legal fiction that software is
> licensed, not sold, and therefore they have the right to apply all sorts
> of post-sale restrictions, something that everyone would consider absurd
> in other markets. The case law on this issue is all over the map. How
> the courts will ultimately decide is not at all clear.

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