[Groop] Re: Groop Sharing Groo PDFs
Promethea at kc.rr.com
Fri Jan 30 02:00:53 PST 2004
Yup -it's the *posting* of the work that is the infringement in that case..
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Loomis" <rick at flyingbuffalo.com>
To: <groop at groo.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2004 7:04 PM
Subject: [Groop] Re: Groop Sharing Groo PDFs
> At 05:11 PM 1/28/04, you wrote:
> >Subject: [Groop] Groo... What pirates? (File Sharing)
> >To: "'Groop'" <groop at groo.com>
> >Message-ID: <20040128232424.927835BABE at smaug.dreamhost.com>
> >Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
> >I was on the emule/edonkey network and for the heck of it decided to look
> >"Groo". There were several groo comics being shared in PDF format.
> >I don't know what the Groop's views are on file sharing and was just
> >what you all thought.
> Umm...if you "share" a pdf of a comic, aren't you making a copy of that
> comic, and thus violating Sergio's copyright? If you buy or sell a used
> comic, presumably Sergio got his royalty or whatever on it originally, but
> if you "share" a copy of a pdf you are in effect creating a new copy. This
> is not something I think a Grooper should be doing. Rick
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