inceptionos at myfastmail.com
Fri Jan 9 08:31:35 EST 2004
Well, if I want Windows, I'll get it for free...do you think I am going
to pay almost $300 - $500 for it?!
On Thu, 8 Jan 2004 22:49:09 -0500, "Dave O'Neill" <dmo at magma.ca> said:
> On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 09:48:16PM -0500, Michael Lauzon wrote:
> > But they said downloading from P2P is legal, that's all I care about.
> No, they didn't. See http://www.cb-cda.gc.ca/decisions/c12122003-b.pdf
> for the full details.
> What they said is that under the "private copying" portions of the
> Copyright Act, copying of pre-recorded music for the private use of the
> person making the copy is legal, regardless of the source. This refers
> only to music -- so downloading software, books, movies, video games, or
> anything else without the authorization of the copyright holder is still
> Ignorant statements like yours are frequently used as evidence that the
> "Linux community" steals software and/or has no respect for copyrights.
> Please don't be the bad apple in the barrel.
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