conducting a sane and efficient GPLv3, LGPLv3 Review
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
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.
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