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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.


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