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Re: SFLC files 2nd intimidation suit


From: Arnoud Engelfriet
Subject: Re: SFLC files 2nd intimidation suit
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2007 19:16:44 +0000 (UTC)
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On 2007-11-24, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> Arnoud Engelfriet <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 2007-11-24, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> But you better hire a darn brilliant lawyer if you want to get your
>>> punishment reduced because you consistently and from the start relied on
>>> a business plan involving defrauding the customers and misappropriating
>>> copyrighted material.
>>
>> Sounds like Google?
>
> So where do they plead for reduced punitive damages because they never
> intended to recompensate anybody in the first place?

Google's attitude is basically "we copy everyone's stuff, and
you can opt out if you know how". That's not how copyright law works.

Arnoud

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