Subject: RE: Why?
From: "Lawrence E. Rosen" <lrosen@rosenlaw.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 14:39:16 -0800

 Mon, 29 Dec 2003 14:39:16 -0800
Can we assume he means the right to terminate a license under certain
conditions?  17 U.S.C.  203.  This is an oft-confused issue.  /Larry

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rod Dixon, J.D., LL.M. [mailto:rdixon@cyberspaces.org] 
> Sent: Monday, December 29, 2003 2:14 PM
> To: Rick Moen; John Cowan
> Cc: license-discuss@opensource.org
> Subject: Re: Why?
> 
> 
> I have puzzled over John's comment concerning the "right to 
> recapture the copyright." As a response to Rick's statement, 
> I do not know what John means???
> 
> -Rod
> 
> Rod Dixon
> Open Source Software Law
> Blog: http://opensource.cyberspaces.org
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> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "John Cowan" <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
> To: "Rick Moen" <rick@linuxmafia.com>
> Cc: <license-discuss@opensource.org>
> Sent: Monday, December 29, 2003 3:50 PM
> Subject: Re: Why?
> 
> 
> : Rick Moen scripsit:
> :
> : > It should be pointed out that a "public domain 
> declaration" would  not 
> : > be a licence, but rather an attempt to nullify copyright 
> title (which
> : > may or may not work, and may have differing results depending on
> : > jurisdiction).
> :
> : In any case, the right to recapture the copyright under U.S. law is
> : not alienable.
> :
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