[LINK] Timezone database suit dropped
rick at praxis.com.au
Fri Feb 24 05:48:18 AEDT 2012
Kim Holburn wrote:
> Astrolab realises it can't copyright historical facts:
>> In a statement, Astrolabe said, "Astrolabe's lawsuit against Mr. Olson and Mr. Eggert
"... was based on a flawed understanding of the law. We now recognize that historical
facts are no one's property and, accordingly, are withdrawing our Complaint. "
How does the above statement in law sit with companies like Monsanto claiming
patent rights to existing DNA in plants. Such DNA is "histortical fact".
Rick Welykochy || Praxis Services
There is no reason that one's identity should be broadcast loud and clear in
cyberspace when such behaviour in meatspace would be completely unacceptable.
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