RE: Information & Power /Copyrights

Randall Randall (
Wed, 5 May 1999 02:33:24 -0400

I've lately thought that on Tue, 04 May 1999, Billy Brown wrote:
>Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
>>No one can claim your work as theirs, ever, even without copyright--
>>that's simple fraud.
>In theory, perhaps. In practice, there isn't anything you can do about it
>unless you also have copyright protection. This is because you can only sue
>over a fraud that causes monetary damage of some kind - and if your work is
>not protected by copyright, you can't possibly prove such harm.

The *buyer* can sue, as she is the harmed party, not the original author.

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