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Subject: Re: Unauthorized copying of posts
From: Jay Gary <jgary @ rmii . com>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 1995 20:33:19 -0600 (MDT)
To: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <Pine . BSI . 3 . 91 . 950828140915 . 410K-100000 @ taz . hyperreal . com>

On Mon, 28 Aug 1995, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> Well, there's an interesting twist - since NNTP is a system where 
> unlimited copying is how things work, by posting to usenet you implicitly 
> are saying "this thing can be copied everywhere".  

It sounds good at first, but by this logic, we would say that because a 
newspaper is copied 100,000 times and distributed to your door 
step, it will give others the right to copy it and distribute it. NOT.



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