Subject: RE: Strong Court Ruling Upholds the Artistic License (fwd)
From: "Lawrence Rosen" <lrosen@rosenlaw.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 16:46:44 -0700

Ben Tilly asserted:
> Therefore it was through this list that they got connected with the
> legal help they needed.

To make sure that credit goes where it is really due: the connection between
Mr. Jacobsen and his attorney was made on the EFF list. If anyone, the
Electronic Frontier Foundation should get credit for providing lots of pro
bono advice to people on the edge of technology. 

There are many EFF fans on this list. EFF does good work.

/Larry



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Tilly [mailto:btilly@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 4:41 PM
> To: Ernest Prabhakar
> Cc: Brian Behlendorf; license-discuss@opensource.org
> Subject: Re: Strong Court Ruling Upholds the Artistic License (fwd)
> 
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 4:21 PM, Ernest Prabhakar
> <ernest.prabhakar@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Subject: Strong Court Ruling Upholds the Artistic License
> >>
> >> Link: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/08/13/1857241
> >> Posted by: timothy, on 2008-08-13 19:41:00
> >
> > Yeah!
> 
> A point of interest.  This case first showed up on this list on Jan
> 26, 2007 under the title "Uses of the Artistic License?"  I would link
> to it in the archive, but the archive at
> http://www.crynwr.com/cgi-bin/ezmlm-cgi?3 only covers this month.  I
> have no idea why.
> 
> Anyways at that time I put them in contact with people at The Perl
> Foundation, and Allison Randal put them in contact with further legal
> resources.  I don't know if anyone else contacted them off list to
> help.  I would expect that I was not the only one.
> 
> Therefore it was through this list that they got connected with the
> legal help they needed.
> 
> Cheers,
> Ben