The Standard: It Ain't Over Till It's Over
Aug 08, 2000, 22:18 (20 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Hane C. Lee)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Paul
Eggert for this link. ]
"'Systems like Gnutella scream for adjusting the copyright
act,' says attorney Len Rubin of Gordon & Glickson in Chicago.
'The most obvious amendment I can think of would be simply
prohibiting the use of a system that can allow for wholesale
reproduction of copyrighted works for free without the copyright
"Eric Bergner, an intellectual-property and new-media attorney
at Moses & Singer in New York, disagrees. 'They don't need an
amendment; they have the law on their side,' he says. 'It's a
question of how to enforce the law.' Bergner doesn't rule out the
possibility of going after individual users to send a message."