1994-02-01 - Re: Archiving mail-lists…

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From: Chris Knight <cknight@crl.com>
To: Jim choate <ravage@wixer.bga.com>
Message Hash: 22549c1baba9ba331fd33ca1d7a36e1cfeaf14e6b0b1da3777a6a51b427af4ee
Message ID: <Pine.3.87.9402011116.A18730-0100000@crl.crl.com>
Reply To: <9402011744.AA06092@wixer>
UTC Datetime: 1994-02-01 19:30:37 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 1 Feb 94 11:30:37 PST

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From: Chris Knight <cknight@crl.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 94 11:30:37 PST
To: Jim choate <ravage@wixer.bga.com>
Subject: Re: Archiving mail-lists...
In-Reply-To: <9402011744.AA06092@wixer>
Message-ID: <Pine.3.87.9402011116.A18730-0100000@crl.crl.com>
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On Tue, 1 Feb 1994, Jim choate wrote:

> I have to admit that I have broken your fair use copyright notice
> inadvertantly.
> I have stored an image of your message in the ram on my system which is not a
> part of inet or usenet nor involved in any way with the transmission to other
> nodes of such stored material.

Are you claiming to have sold your RAM, while still powered, for a 
profit?  Knowing that it contained copyrighted work?  Shame on you.

> Berne works great for paper, audio recordings, movies, etc. It does not work
> for networked information transmission.

I'm sorry, I didn not realize I was talking to a supreme court justice.  
Had I known you had the ultimate authority on this subject, I would not 
have been wasting your time, or mine.

Perhaps we should try this.  You sell archives of the net, and we'll file 
a class action suit...  I'll back up my beliefs with actions, how about you?