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Re: Lawyer request stop from downloading Debian

MJ Ray <mjr@phonecoop.coop> schrieb:
> Stefan Hirschmann wrote:
>> Short English summary:
>> -------------------------
>> A lawyer from Augsburg, Germany sent a "Abmahnung" [2] to a person which 
>>    downloaded Debian using Bittorrent.
>> The company "Media Art Holland b.v" claimed that she has the "Nutzungs 
>> und Verwertungsrechte" (something like distribution rights).
>> The lawyer wants the poster to pay 700 Euro and stop uploading of Debian.
>> -------------------------
>> My opion is that this behavior is not good for Debian's reputation and 
>> the project should take legal action against the lawyer and this company.
>> [1] http://www.lima-city.de/thread/abmahnung-im-haus (written in German)
>> [2] see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abmahnung
> I agree.  I'm cc'ing the DPL to see if the project can ask SPI-inc.org
> lawyers for assistance.  Do we have access to German legal expertise?

Till Jaeger is known to be a lawyer affiliated with FOSS. He's one of the
co-founders of ifrOSS (http://www.ifross.org/en) :


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