European DMCA

Claus Färber list-fsf-eu-discussion at
Wed Aug 1 16:53:00 UTC 2001

Nick Hockings <s96121272 at> schrieb/wrote:
> Yes but only in the maket of "their own copyright ebooks".
> Anyone reading one of these books without a license is breaking
> existing copyright law.

Huh? Reading a book is typically none of the author's exclusive  
rights, you I don't need a license to read it.

What you need a license for is creating verbatim copies and  
offering/selling it to the public (unless there is an exception  
granted by Copyright law).

begin  Your-so-called-newsreader-is-seriously-broken
unless you can read this.

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