Intellectual Property (was Re: eBay vrs42?)

From: Sean 'Captain Napalm' Conner <>
Date: Tue Feb 15 12:11:51 2005

It was thus said that the Great John Foust once stated:
> For example, UW Swap claims they can't sell software. So you
> know all the disks (and often the manuals) hit the shredder before
> the computer appeared on the shelf.

  If I were running UW, and I saw stuff like the image of the Eiffel Tower
at night being copyright [1] or that Chicago now has a "copyright public
space" [2] I too would be leary of selling software; I'm not so sure about
manuals but they're probably playing safe.

  -spc (But don't worry, this will all work itself out in another century
        or two ... )


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