OT: Legalese [Re: And another Ubuntu convert!]

Rashkae ubuntu at tigershaunt.com
Wed Jan 28 14:34:21 UTC 2009

Frank McCormick wrote:
> Bart Silverstrim wrote:
>> Frank McCormick wrote:
>>> Mario Vukelic wrote:
>>>> On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 11:47 -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:
>>>>> Software has always been licensed, Entertainment generally hasn't 
>>>>> (at least explicitly). 
>>>> Oh so wrong. They are copyrighted and licensed for use, have always
>>>> been.
>>>   Strange. My original DVD's say nothing about being licensed for
>>> use...they ONLY contain warnings about copying and unlicensed distribution.
>> How can it warn about unlicensed distribution if there isn't a license 
>> in the first place?
>   I would assume there is a license....for distribution.

They try.  First Sale doctrine always trumps it.

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