OSD compliant shareware

John Cowan jcowan at reutershealth.com
Wed Nov 14 17:07:05 UTC 2001

Samuel Reynolds wrote:

> In general, the right to *use* the work is implied by
> ownership of a copy of the work, and limited to the
> copy of the work that one owns.

Right enough.

> For example, paintings
> (with a very few, contractually-obligated exceptions)
> can be displayed publically or privately, sold, or
> destroyed by their owners, without requiring permission
> from anyone.

I don't think you can publicly display a painting
unless you have bought the "public display" right from the
copyright owner.

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