[Linux-aus] MPAA "Worlwide Anti-Piracy"

David Newall davidn at rebel.net.au
Sat Oct 2 10:56:05 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-09-26 at 12:57, Pia Smith wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 18:41, David Newall wrote:
> > Gee, being the typical Joe Public that I am, when I see something on a
> > reputable mailing list such as linuxsa, I assume it's got reasonable
> > likelihood of being true.  So when I see an allegation from MPAA
> > claiming that Linux Australia is illegally serving up copyrighted
> > materials I naturally assume it's accurate.  Or so it could be claimed
> > in court...
> the ironic thing about what you're saying is that the story was all
> about how the MPAA stuffed up, so I don't see the confusion :)

To me it seems they recklessly defamed LA.  Suing them would make world
news.  You probably could take your own choice of jurisdiction: USA or
Australia.  I wonder which one is more generous.

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