[mythtv-users] Who needs to worry about copyright? CoreAVCforLinux removed from Google Code
jedi at mishnet.org
Tue May 6 14:12:00 UTC 2008
On Mon, May 05, 2008 at 03:23:13PM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
> On May 5, 2008, at 3:15 PM, Calvin Dodge wrote:
> > No, it wasn't "clearly a violation of the law". The phone companies
> > made good-faith effort to cooperate with the Federal government in its
> > attempts to track terrorist activity, and they believed they were
> > operating within the law.
> > But big-name trial lawyers make their living by creating ex post facto
> > law - persuading juries that actions which were believed to be legal
> > somehow aren't (like claiming fraud due to gigabyte vs gibibyte
> > issues).
Well, non-fraudulent intent is easy enough to demonstrate in a
case like this. Just spell out the number of bytes completely and
don't depend on terms that might be misconstrued.
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