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Re: Brief update about software freedom and artificial intelligence

"Roberto A. Foglietta" <roberto.foglietta@gmail.com> writes:

> - fair use cannot include {business, commercial, marketing} rights in
> anyway and in any conditions

This is definitely not true in the United States; there is a Supreme Court
decision saying the exact opposite.  The ruling in Google v. Oracle said
Google's commercial and business use of Oracle's copyrighted APIs met the
test for fair use.

You can't reconstruct the law from first principles without looking at the
actual test that is applied by courts.  (And as mentioned this may be
different in different jurisdictions, for additional complexity.)  In the
US there's a four-part balancing test for fair use, and the analysis can
be quite complicated.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)              <https://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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