Re: Napster: thoughts and comments?

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Thu Jul 13 2000 - 17:43:08 MDT

>From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <>

>"Emlyn (onetel)" wrote:
> >
> > As I understand it, you don't have to charge money to violate copyright,
> > just damage the author's ability to make money from their work by it's
>This isn't true. You have to be actively charging money for providing
>with the specific enjoyment of its use and NOT paying Metallica or its
>company a royalty.

Word to the wise: Do not take this advice unless you want to find yourself
at the business end of a lawsuit or criminal prosecution. You might want to
take a look at the No Electronic Theft (NET) Act, signed into law by Clinton
last year.


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