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Re: US court says software is owned, not licensed


From: Tim Smith
Subject: Re: US court says software is owned, not licensed
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 12:18:32 -0700
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Hyman Rosen <address@hidden> wrote:

> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > Hyman Rosen wrote:
> >> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> >>> lawfully made tangible copy
> >> The copies made for personal use, under the GPL's ...
> > *Run* to doctor, Hyman.
> 
> As an illustrative example, imagine that you videotape an
> over-the-air broadcast television program. Do you believe
> that first-sale allows you to sell the videotape? Do you
> further believe that you may set up a battery of VCRs to
> record the show multiple times and sell those tapes?

My copyright class in law school was taught using the Socratic method, 
and when it was my day to be grilled by the professor, that is the very 
question he chose to torture me with. Thanks for bringing up that 
horrible memory! :-)

-- 
--Tim Smith


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