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Re: CDDL, OpenSolaris, Choice-of-venue and the star package ...

On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 07:31:39PM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
> > Exactly. It's not a cost because exactly the same thing could happen
> > anyway. The same is true of choice of venue clauses - the bringer of the
> > suit could claim that their local venue had jurisdiction over me, even
> > if this isn't actually the case.
> The difference is that if you have accepted a choice-of-venue license,
> the sociopath can present his local venue with proof that it has
> jurisdisction. That makes a difference, however much you try to deny it.

If it's a frivolous case, it makes no difference. You'll have to turn up 
to either:

(a) debunk the claim that there is jurisdiction, or
(b) debunk the frivolous claim

which will both impose the same cost.

(Please don't Cc me.)
Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org

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