conducting a sane and efficient GPLv3, LGPLv3 Review

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Fri Aug 3 17:59:11 UTC 2007

Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> IBM: "the Court need not reach the choice of law issue because Utah
> law and New York law are in accord on the issues that must be reached
> to address SCO's sole argument on this motion, namely, that SCO did
> not breach the GPL. Throughout this brief, IBM cites to both Utah law
> and New York law."

But even if the FSF is relying on state contract law, I don't see how 
they're using it to preempt federal copyright law.  They're simply 
forming contracts that take advantage of their existing rights under 
copyright law, not giving themselves new rights.

Matt Flaschen

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