Re: Licensing and copyright

On Mon, 2004-02-23 at 21:04 +0800, James Henstridge wrote:

> On 23/02/04 17:36, Jean-Michel POURE wrote:
> > [1] In the event of a court battle, individuals and authors may have 
> > to appear
> >
> >in front of US courts, even if the FSF is defending them.
> >  
> >
> This seems like a bit of a red herring.  If you have assigned your 
> copyright to the FSF (and they have the papers to back up the 
> assignment), then it is their problem.
> If a US entity violated the license on some code that you used, are you 
> sure you could sue them in your local court if they don't have a 
> presence in your country?

James: He would not be in the correct venue, and unless international
copyright law allows for extradition (I haven't a clue), I doubt that
his case would ever see the inside of a courtroom.

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