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RE: ETKA CD's
if we can't do it publicly any suggestions on how we can do it?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: c a l i b a n [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 28 June 1999 22:28
> To: Iain Atkinson
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: ETKA CD's
> On Mon, 28 Jun 1999, Iain Atkinson wrote:
> ]Is Audi really going to be that worried by a relatively small
> group of pro
> ]Audi enthusiasts having a copy of their parts microfiche on CD.
> they could very well be upset at that. there's a reason
> people copyright things. the real question is: is it
> worth the risk to blatantly, publicly, under a name that
> ends in .com, sell comyrighted information?
> The whole
> ]internet has been built in some way on people copying software,
> i'd like to see your statistics and sources for this
> statement. even if it's true, it certainly wouldn't
> hold up in court to say that it's ok to steal someone's
> stuff because it's been done before, or because everybody
> does it.
> ]Audi I am
> ]sure have bigger battles to fight than worrying about a few
> CD's. I mean you
> ]can download it from an ftp server in Russia, why not put on a better one
> ]closer to home?
> they might worry - it's about risk. is the ftp server
> in russia authorized to have that? if not, will russian
> law officials shut it down if requested?
> for disclaimer information - yes i have copies of things
> i have not paid for - softwware, music, whatever. you're
> eright in that most people do this sort of thing. the
> point i am raising is that it ups the ante to do it in
> public, for money, and may not be worth the additional
> risks involved.
> rocky mullin
> two strokes are faster than four!
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