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Sun Jan 22 15:03:08 EST 2012
On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 2:16 PM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 22 January 2012 13:36:38 Anthony wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 1:00 PM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
>> > Let's say you include an ARR quote in a BY-SA work without properly
>> > indicating what is what. Could another person come along and pull that
>> > quote out thinking it is by-sa and use it in another work in a way that
>> > would be ok under a by-sa license but would not be considered a fair use
>> > of the ARR work in its new home?
>> They could. But it would be a copyright infringement to do so.
>> > And with felonies and jail time and all the other fun dangers coming into
>> > play these days...
>> Oh please. No one is going to be charged with a felony or face any
>> jail time for such obviously accidental infringement.
> So you say. Do you run things?
Run things? I'm not sure what you mean.
> I have been assured by a local lawyer that under our new laws, you can go to
> jail for 4 or 5 years for simple possession of a knock off cd or dvd disk.
> One which you bought in good faith from a still operating store in your city.
> Oh and plus a fine of more than $20,000 dollars for possession of that one
> copy. (You being someone living in the country where I do.)
What country is that?
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