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Re: a desperate request for licence metadata

Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> writes:

> On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 06:13:57PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
>> John Hasler <jhasler@debian.org> writes:
>> > I wrote:
>> >> In some jurisdictions lending is an exclusive right of the copyright
>> >> owner.
>> >
>> > Thomas Bushnell writes:
>> >> Can you be specific with references please?
>> >
>> > <http://www.ifla.org/III/clm/p1/PublicLendingRight-Backgr.htm>
>> Well, one more anti-freedom law from Europe.  Shame on them, but I
>> should not be surprised.  :(
> It's only big and organized lending (i.e., public libraries etc.) which
> is restricted. Nobody will sue me for lending out a book to a friend...

I'm not sure that really makes me feel better.  Are public libraries
the sort of things we should be legally discouraging??

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