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Re: SFLC stipulated dismissal of Comtrend without any settlement


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: SFLC stipulated dismissal of Comtrend without any settlement
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:13:28 -0000
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Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:

> Hyman Rosen wrote:
>> 
>> On 4/9/2010 12:12 PM, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>> > http://www.bitlaw.com/source/17usc/109.html
>> 
>> The First Sale doctrine has nothing to do with copyright
>> infringement of GPL-covered works, except in its usual
>> sense. In particular, a copy of a GPL-covered work made
>> for use does not become a copy which may be transferred
>> under 17 USC 109 without the GPL being honored, any more
>
> Samsung and several other defendants disagree with you stupid Hyman.

Defendants try making an exhaustive list of conceivable theories (even
conflicting ones) for why a complaint should be held invalid.  They need
just a single hit to be relieved from compliance.  So what does it tell
us when they choose to comply after all (as they have consistently ended
up with so far)?

-- 
David Kastrup


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