Sale of "free" stuff on eBay

From: Cameron Kaiser <>
Date: Wed Nov 24 17:43:27 2004

> >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.

> As a Copyright holder, he needs to defend his copyright or anyone
> who took it to court would use this case to show that it was not
> being upheld. His letter might be construed as permission to publish.

I'm not going to comment on the letter, but failure to defend the copyright
does not weaken it. Failure to defend a trademark may represent precedent
against it, but not for copyright.

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