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Re: copyright


>I am not anti-copyright protection or pro-ignorance. And I don't
>think my head is in the sand (not since I left university, anyway.)
>Please tell me honestly, how many times has the three points you
>listed below really happened to you, personally-
>1- lost money because someone pirated your work.
>2- someone used your work in a manner you felt hurt your reputation.
>3- had the shirt sued off your back. (there's the lawyers, Pam)

This has not happened to me yet, but that doesn't mean it couldn't.  In
fact, there is someone on the floor below me who was invovled with a
copyright problem a couple months ago.

>By the way, you wouldn't
>have any copied software in your home computer, would you Pam?

No, I do not.


Pamela Rups
Computer Multimedia Specialist
Instructional Technology Services
Western Michigan University

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