Contract or License?
Karsten M. Self
kmself at ix.netcom.com
Fri Sep 14 01:13:14 UTC 2001
on Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 02:34:17PM -0700, Lawrence E. Rosen (lrosen at rosenlaw.com) wrote:
> I've been following the discussion about the RealNetworks' RTSP Proxy
> License and the question about whether a license can restrict "use" as
> opposed to copying, creating derivative works or distributing those
> copies and derivative works.
> Copyright law does not restrict use of an authorized copy.
It does now.
Under 1201, there are various uses of a copy which are prohibited. If
a content control mechanism prohibits certain types of use, then
circumventing the control (arguably a use) is prohibited, under Title
Karsten M. Self <kmself at ix.netcom.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
Praying for the victims.
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