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Subject: Re: Archo killing open source....

Re: Archo killing open source....

From: David McIntyre <plugh_at_mudbarn.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 16:02:45 -0800

And the results of that lawsuit? I don't know if you recall, but they went on
sale the day after the court decision.

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 06:34:04PM -0500, Fred Maxwell wrote:
>
> > I actually do believe David's statement - if it weren't true, Dell,
> > Compaq, etc. would be sued for providing hardware to the end
> > users who share MP3s through Kazaa, make illegal copies of DVDs, pirate
> > software, etc.
>
> Much like the RIAA sued Diamond in 1998 for selling a portable MP3 player:
>
> http://zdnet.com.com/2100-11_2-512266.html
>
> Nice try, but as a biased observer here, I'd have to give this round to me.
> ;-)
>
> Regards,
> Fred Maxwell
>

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Received on 2003-11-08

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