The misinformation is a result of people assuming while under NDA, I did
nothing to help these companies come clean and get onboard. The real
humor in the thread is the contempt and total mistrust people put on
others. Yeah I could have stopped the entertainment earlier, but why.
Any NDA I have is with companies who are clean or are in the process of
dotting the i's and crossing the t's to be squeaky clean.
Also Dell is one of the cleaner companies out there in Linux community and
for people to lash out at Dell is totally wrong. I tried to make the
point if there is an issue with Dell (which there is not) it will be
The simple facts go, to protect yourself and to make a recovery under tort
you have to perform the simple task of registering your copyright. If
people will do this it will make things easier during enforcement.
LAD Storage Consulting Group
On 1 Jul 2003, Trever L. Adams wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-07-01 at 12:05, Scott Robert Ladd wrote:
> > Thanks.
> > This entire thread is filled with misinformation; I've been trying to
> > restrain myself from correcting people who obviously have more opinion
> > than fact in hand.
> > For those who wish to understand copyright in the United States (and
> > learn that registration is *not* required), I suggest visiting:
> > http://www.loc.gov/copyright/
> Correct, registration is not required. But there are certain
> enforcements you will NEVER get if you don't. Not only that, but
> registering does make it easier to enforce.
> "I'm politically incorrect and damn proud of it. I love my country, but
> I'm scared to death of it's government." -- Blackie Lawless
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