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Re: A drunken judge in the SDNY

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: A drunken judge in the SDNY
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 16:00:51 -0000
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On 8/22/2010 10:56 AM, RJack wrote:
Obviously, Andersen first published November 4, 1999 and registered the
copyright October 2, 2008, more than nine years later and under Second
Circuit precedent is not eligible for statutory damages and attorney fees.

No, that's wrong. As long as the defendants are continuing to
copy and distribute GPL-covered code without complying with the
GPL, they are committing fresh infringement each time they do so.
They may have begun infringing prior to registration, but they
have also committed fresh acts of infringement afterward.

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