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drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Sun Jan 22 15:50:47 EST 2012


On Sunday 22 January 2012 15:03:08 Anthony wrote:
> 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.

It means are you in charge of things? Can I take it that your take in the 
issue is 100% true and correct? If not, I prefer not to take that risk here.
>
> > 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?

The Bahamas. Whose laws were changed to this during my adult lifetime under 
pressure from outside countries.

all the best,

drew


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