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    SubjectRe: [future of drivers?] a proposal for binary drivers.
    On Mon, 13 Mar 2006 09:20:41 +0100, Arjan van de Ven said:
    > > 5) There is no right under copyright for authors of original works to limit
    > > the distribution of lawfully-created derivative works to those with the
    > > right to use the original work.
    > this is not correct. Copyright law *DOES* give copyright owners the
    > right to control derived works.

    He quite clearly said "*lawfully-created* derivative works".

    quite clearly says that the right to *produce* a derivative work can be controlled
    by the copyright holder (17 USC 106(2)) but nothing in 17 USC 106 says that
    the copyright holder can control the distribution of an *already-authorized*
    derivative work.

    IANAL and all that....
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