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Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] Preinstalled Windows: AARGH! I can't get it off!
  • From: "Mark Evans" <mpe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 07:07:00 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <20020510070651.30300.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 09:31:06AM +0100, Gary wrote:
> >
> > On Tuesday 07 May 2002 11:54 pm, Frank Shute wrote:
> > [snip]
> > >
> > > Which is why I believe I'm not breaking the law by running one
> > > licensed copy of NT on 2 different machines, laptop & workstation,
> > > because to my mind it constitutes fair use the same way you can copy
> > > an audio CD for personal use.
> >
> > I thought that was still breaking copyright?
>
> I think I remember reading a court case where the copying of LPs
> (I think you're too young to remember those Gary;) to tape was
> considered fair game.

This was probably also before the "Copyright, Designs and
Patents Act (1988)" came into force though. Statutes tend
to "trump" pre-existing case law.


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