Re: CDDL, OpenSolaris, Choice-of-venue and the star package ...
On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 05:01:17PM -0300, Humberto Massa Guimarães wrote:
> > > > Why would US citizenship not be sufficient?
> > >
> > > Whose US citizenship?
> > The plaintiff.
> Because the Court has no bearing on what would a non-US-citizen
> nor-US-resident (the defendant) will do. If the Court orders you (*)
> to stop distributing some software and you don't, the Police gets
> to your door and you go to Jail. If the Court orders me (*) to do
> something and I don't, they can't do anything unless I want to go
> to Disneyland.
> (*) I am obviously supposing you, the plaintiff, is an US citizen
> and resident.
Please use a non-broken mail program.
How does a choice of venue clause compel you to go to the US then? The US
courts still can't force your country's police to come after you.
- David Nusinow