Re: openbkweb-0.0

From: Matthew D. Pitts (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 01:02:57 EST

> Someone may copy and use your software _without_ agreeing to the license.
> Then you can sue them for breach of copyright.
> You will win, unless their copying was fair use.
> Reverse engineering for interoperability is a form of fair use in many
> countries, including Germany and the UK.
> Draw your own conclusion :)

That particular line of reasoning is even included in the infamous DMCA here
in the US... But the courts have ruled in favor of the MPAA with regards to
attempts to LEGALLY reverse-engineer CSS.

Daw your own conclusion...
Matthew D. Pitts

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