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Re: GNU FDL (was Re: Bug#141561: gnu-standards: Non-free =?iso-8859-15?q?software in?= main)

On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 03:52:52PM -0400, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> While I'm not sure that M. Mouse should be owned by anyone but Uncle Walt,
> I understand the fear of the current copyright holder, given that I am in
> direct contact with the spirit of the original Mr. Disney. He has some
> very clear ideas about the uses of this icon, and they would not set well
> with the current "owner". Maybe I should find a lawyer and argue in court
> that the original copyright holder should be given back control of his
> intelectual property...

To be honest, I don't understand why M. Mouse cannot simply be a trademark
for Disney. They way we could have our use of the old stuff but people would
still not be able to use Mickey for nefarious purposes.

Darn, I promised not to post to this thread. Oh well...

Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> Ignorance continues to thrive when intelligent people choose to do
> nothing.  Speaking out against censorship and ignorance is the imperative
> of all intelligent people.

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