[LINK] "Identity Theft" [was: Copyright Infringement as Stealing: Pfft!]

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Tue Oct 28 17:14:49 EST 2008


At 02:19 PM 28/10/2008, Stephen Wilson wrote:
>To those who deny or decry the existence of intellectual property: How
>do you interpret these responses?  And what if any remedy would you
>suggest when the relationship between an artist and their works is
>misrepresented or bastardised?

In Australian law it would be called Moral Rights IF the work were 
really by that person. But in this case, the work was generated by 
the program rather than the named writer. I don't think there is a 
law against wrongful attribution, is there?

It's certainly an interesting twist!

Jan



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