Re: RES: What makes software copyrightable anyway?
On Fri, May 13, 2005 at 02:21:19PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> On 5/13/05, Adam McKenna <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Still, so what? How is building the package locally equivalent to
> > infringement?
> Why did Napster decide to offer a billion dollars to the
> recording industry, to settle their copyright suit?
> Do you think they were just smoking crack?
> Unlike us, they weren't even distributing the copyrighted
> material in question.
We have a license to distribute said material and we are abiding by the terms
of the license. You might as well say that book publishers are contributing
to infringement because books are so easy to photocopy.