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Re: Justice draws nigh


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Justice draws nigh
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:55:03 -0000
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RJack <address@hidden> writes:

> Hyman Rosen wrote:
>> On 5/12/2010 11:31 AM, RJack wrote:
>>> The SFLC starts out suing for damages, injunctions etc. and now
>>> it's down to settling for listing a telephone number.
>>
>> The SFLC sues when it observes copyright violation of GPL-covered
>> software.
>
> And automatically dismisses the suit rather than have a federal judge
> review the GPL on the merits.

Why would a judge have to "review the GPL on the merits" on behalf of
the plaintiff?  It is the defendant who claims having a license to
distribute.

>> It has so far proved willing to settle the lawsuits when the
>> defendants agree to comply with the terms of the GPL.
>
> Agree with what?

Making the GPLed source code available or cease distribution, as has so
far been the case.

> Imaginary settlements? Just show the the verifiable settlement
> agreement in lieu of SFLC bullshit propaganda.
>
> Sincerely,
> RJack :)

-- 
David Kastrup


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