Re: [OT] Silly (copyright?) claim by "Galen".
From: John Navas (spamfilter0_at_navasgroup.com)
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 05:42:22 GMT
[POSTED TO alt.internet.wireless - REPLY ON USENET PLEASE]
In <barmar-FA69A4.email@example.com> on Mon, 28 Nov 2005
23:04:47 -0500, Barry Margolin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>In article <#8QDYJo7FHA.1420@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl>,
> "Galen" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Well, interesting views I suppose but according to all the information I was
>> able to gather on the subject of copyright I'm well within any legal rights
>> to make any claims or limits I'd like if I so choose? I'm not a lawyer but
>> there's a nice page here on the subject:
>You can make all the claims and limits you want, but I don't see how you
>expect anyone to conform to them. Usenet is a totally automated system,
>the servers can't understand what's written in your signature. You post
>a message, it gets sent automatically to every server that subscribes to
>the groups you listed.
That defense hasn't worked for the filesharing folks.
>Google's servers are not special in any way, and
>their web site is just a GUI gateway to their news servers.
Archiving and searching make Google considerably different from conventional
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