Subject: Re: Why?
From: "Rod Dixon, J.D., LL.M." <rdixon@cyberspaces.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 17:14:21 -0500

I have puzzled over John's comment concerning the "right to recapture the
copyright." As a response to Rick's statement, I do not know what John
means???

-Rod

Rod Dixon
Open Source Software Law
Blog: http://opensource.cyberspaces.org




----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Cowan" <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
To: "Rick Moen" <rick@linuxmafia.com>
Cc: <license-discuss@opensource.org>
Sent: Monday, December 29, 2003 3:50 PM
Subject: Re: Why?


: Rick Moen scripsit:
:
: > It should be pointed out that a "public domain declaration" would _not_
: > be a licence, but rather an attempt to nullify copyright title (which
: > may or may not work, and may have differing results depending on
: > jurisdiction).
:
: In any case, the right to recapture the copyright under U.S. law is
: not alienable.
:
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