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Re: Jacobsen v. Katzer settled


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Jacobsen v. Katzer settled
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 08:51:42 +0100
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Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:

> Hyman Rosen wrote:
>> 
>> On 2/22/2010 5:50 PM, RJack wrote:
>> > "An unlicensed use of the copyright is not an infringement unless it
>> > conflicts with one of the specific exclusive rights conferred by the
>> > copyright statute.
>> 
>> The use here is copying and distribution, which infringes
>> in the absence of any license agreement at all.
>
> Providing or not providing attribution is not copying you moron, it's
> providing or not providing attribution. Take your meds, Hyman.

In this case, permission to copy was given depending on proper
attribution.  Proper attribution was not made, so no permission to copy
was available.

-- 
David Kastrup


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