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Re: [dvd-discuss] Eldred Amicus
On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 01:34:11PM -0700, Michael A Rolenz wrote:
> <D/A> But these rights are not the same as free speech, due process, or
> self incrimination. Those rights cannot be transferred but copyright can
> indeed and while not real or personal property they do have attributes of
> those. The temporary or permanent transfer of copyright has been an
> accepted part of the publishing industry for centuries. If those rights
> can be transferred they they are part of the possessions of the author and
> those possessions are part of the estate.
uh, no. a right to something is not the same as posession of something.
I may have the right to a loaf of bread, but that ain't the same as
having posession of it. for one, the loaf may not exist (we call this
the stock exchange).
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