Re: Dell vs. GPL

From: Trever L. Adams (
Date: Tue Jul 01 2003 - 10:38:23 EST

> What Andre has neglected to state outright is that violating
> a licence AGREEMENT is not a crime. It does not fall under
> the jurisdiction of criminal law. It is a matter of
> contract law. If you contend copyright violation, then you
> may have a claim although that is largely handled as a tort
> under civil, not criminal, jurisprudence.

I have been wondering when someone would actually bother to explain it
in such detail. I don't know why I didn't bother to make that clear as
part of some of the crap I said about NDAs myself... probably just lazy.


"We want a few mad people now. See where the sane ones have landed us!"
-- George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

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