Re: Bug#317359: kde: ..3'rd "Help"->"About $KDE-app" tab calls the GPL "License Agreement", ie; a contract.
On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 08:31:37PM -0700, Sean Kellogg wrote:
> When you download something from the deb archives, you create a copy. That
> copy is not permitted under the copyright act unless you have permission from
> the owner. If that's not the way you read 106(1), then downloading
> copyrighted mp3s off napster was legal... and I suggest to you it was not.
Sorry, but this analogy does not hold water. Debian has a license to
distribute the packages in its archives. Most of the people using Napster
didn't. This is an important distinction.