[d@DCC] CRIA Threats to Sue Ill-Conceived
ag737 at freenet.carleton.ca
Wed Dec 17 18:43:49 EST 2003
> If you are not the copyright holder and are publishing someone elses
>work without their permission, that is an immoral and antisocial act that
>should be actively discouraged in a just society. I also happen to
>believe it is a violation of human rights (UN UDHR article 27b).
I wouldn't be quite so absolutist here. If you are a newspaper, and
someone slips you top-secret eyes-only plans by your government for
genocide and world domination, in a manilla envelope, are you estopped
from publishing these documents by concerns over IP rights or copyright?
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