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Re: Stallman calls for an end to file sharing war


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Stallman calls for an end to file sharing war
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 16:03:02 -0000
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Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
> [...]
>> It is always fascinating when you dig up a quote that says exactly that
>> which the people you call names did, in this case something clarifying
>> that the law text talks about "made from obviously impeding sources"
>> rather than "made obviously from impeding sources".
>
> Uh silly dak...
>
> To repeat: 
>
> It is up to the prosecution of alleged copyright infringement to prove
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legal_burden_of_proof that a private copy
> was made from illegal source, silly.

Your original claim was that the defendant need not specify his source.
That's quite a bit different from claiming that the burden of the
plaintiff is to prove that source to be illegal.

You still don't get the difference.  It would seem you are too smart to
understand.

> The link
> http://anwalt-im-netz.de/urheberrecht/privatkopie-im-urheberrecht.html
> lists several cases that are rightfully considered illegal source vs.
> legal source.

It does not state that defendants may refuse to state their source.

-- 
David Kastrup


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