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SubjectRe: [future of drivers?] a proposal for binary drivers.
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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".

http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode17/usc_sec_17_00000106----000-.html
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....[unhandled content-type:application/pgp-signature]
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