Re: RES: What makes software copyrightable anyway?
On 5/18/05, Michael K. Edwards <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Logically, the process used here is more complex than that used by
> > gunzip, but effect is similar.
> If nothing else, 17 USC 117 and dynamic linking absolutely protect you
> from this theory of infringement in the US. Many jurisdictions are
> said to have equivalents. IANAL, etc.
This "absolute protection" did not seem to protect Napster, nor did
the home recording act.