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Re: The unmentionable

From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 18:23:23 +0100
Message-ID: <2285a9d20907301023v71a059e6o94e4de395d5e4c76@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-font@w3.org
2009/7/30 Richard Fink <rfink@readableweb.com>:
> Thursday, July 30, 2009 Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>:
>
>>Even if it was possible to detect most illegitimate web usage, I'm not
>>nearly as hopeful as you about enforcement.
>
> Thomas,
>
> I think you wanted the word "compliance" but grabbed the word "enforcement",
> instead. I'm sure you agree enforcement isn't something to be hopeful about.
> It's a messy business that makes enemies. Compliance on the other hand,
> well, hopefully most people will live up to the obligations they agree to
> contractually.

I think that's the point though, isn't it; people will have unlicensed
copies of fonts, and therefore are copyright infringers rather than
contract breakers and copyright restrictions are enforced against them
rather than bringing them into compliance with their contractual
agreements.
Received on Thursday, 30 July 2009 17:24:23 GMT

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