Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 27th Nov 2010 10:46 UTC
Legal The US is really ramping up its war on intellectual property infringement, a war which I'm sure will be just as successful, cheap and supported by the people as the wars on drugs and terrorism. The US has started seizing the domain names of various websites through ICANN - not because owners of these sites were convicted of anything, but merely because complaints have been filed against them. Anyone want to take a guess how long it will be before the US government blocks WikiLeaks? Update: The blocks function outside of the US too. In other words, the US is forcing its views upon the rest of the world once again.
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RE[5]: Comment by Sausage
by _txf_ on Sun 28th Nov 2010 03:33 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by Sausage"
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Sigh...

No, copyrights are about COPIES hence the term copyright. Say you use some photo or graphic that has been copyrighted in your website, are you actually stealing the photo? NO, it still exists but you have used it without the authors permission.

If it were stealing then the author would no longer have the graphic for his own use.

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