encforceability of Open Source Licences (Re: (OT) - NOT A Major Blow to Copyleft Theory)
alexander.terekhov at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 10:48:35 UTC 2008
On Feb 13, 2008 9:08 AM, David Woolley <forums at david-woolley.me.uk> wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> >> The UK does not, so, for example, you
> >> need a licence to copy from disk to RAM.
> > http://www.wipo.int/clea/en/fiche.jsp?uid=ie019
> > UK codified statutory limitations to exclusive rights akin to 17 USC
> > 117 fifteen or so years ago.
> That was not the point I was making. In any case, the Statutory
> Instrument referenced by that page does not exist:
"Notwithstanding Jacobsen's confused discussion of unilateral
contracts, bilateral contracts, implied licenses, "licenses to the
world" and "bare" licenses in his Appellant's Brief, the issue at hand
is fairly simple."
-- Brief of Appellees (CAFC 2008-1001).
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