Sale of "free" stuff on eBay

From: Michael Nadeau <>
Date: Wed Nov 24 14:30:09 2004

> > Subject: Re: Sale of "free" stuff on eBay
> > The contents on your site are clearly copyrighted, so this guy is out of
> > bounds. The first step is to ask him to remove the item from eBay. A lot
> > people don't understand copyright. They assume it applies only to
> > that is for sale. So, be polite and explain that you own the right to
> > determine how and where the software is distributed.
> >
> > If he does not comply, then I would file a complaint with eBay. Failing
> > that, a letter from a lawyer is often effective.
> To what end, this? It's a bit scorched-earth don't you think?

That's the question that the copyright holder needs to answer. I'm just
giving the options. In most cases, things are resolved in a friendly manner.
Received on Wed Nov 24 2004 - 14:30:09 GMT

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