Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
luke.leighton at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 22:10:56 CEST 2011
On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 9:01 PM, Armijn Hemel <armijn at uulug.nl> wrote:
> On 08/22/2011 09:48 PM, Lokkju Brennr wrote:
>> You say companies are scared of the GPL... but they only have reason
>> to be scared if they are attempting to not comply with it - which, I
>> might add, is criminal copyright infringement in most cases
> Criminal? :-S
yes, armijn, criminal. just like all those filesharers whom the
MAFIAA, RIAAFIA and boot-jacked british equivalents say. this is the
same thing. no license (because you never had one, or you broke it,
or decided to willfully ignore it) equals "everything defaults to
standard copyright law in your country".
flout that - for example by distributing Copyright Material without
permission (just like dem filesharers) - and yes, under standard
copyright law, you're now criminally infringing.
so, yes. criminal.
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