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Subject: RE: [Leica] Erwin Put's Essay on the MP
From: "Austin Franklin" <>
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 16:17:25 -0500

> > Johnny,
> >
> > I don't believe you are right about that, at least in the US.
> It can very
> > well be a crime, as in a felony, depending on the severity.
> >
> > Austin
> Austin,
> It would be a civil matter -- not a crime.
> sl


There ARE criteria for copyright violation being a crime, at least according
to the US copyright laws...  Title 17, Chapter 5, Section 506...and guess
what that section is titled...CRIMINAL offenses.  And, I believe that
anything that is "criminal" means it is a crime.


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