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Re: Intellectual Property II


From: Isaac
Subject: Re: Intellectual Property II
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 16:22:42 -0600
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On Sat, 11 Feb 2006 23:03:02 +0100, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:
> 
>> David Kastrup wrote:
>> [...]
>>> > What breach?  Distribution of authorized copies fall under first
>>> > sale.
>>> 
>>> Sure, but there has been no unconditional authorization.  So we are
>>> talking about distribution of unauthorized copies.
>>
>> The act of distribution doesn't turn authorized copies into 
>> unauthorized copies. The act of distribution is totally irrelevant 
>> RE determination whether a copy is authorized or not. So once again,
>> what breach?
> 
> Conditional authorization does not magically turn into unconditional
> authorization.
> 
> It's one of your favorite mistakes.

It's not a mistake.  Preaching the gospel of first sale according to Alexander
appears to be a life mission.

Isaac


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