Copyright enforcement (was: VIC-20 expansion)

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 2003-01-27 10:52:14

On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 06:05:33AM +0100, Groepaz wrote:
> well thats still a weird reason not to spread a decent version of whatever 
> software. and however, there are plenty of c64-related ftp- und www- archives 
> around which exists for 10+ years without problems. (tell me some that got 
> into troubles...really curious)

Last year, I read about someone who had made a Futurama game for the
Atari VCS 2600 by changing the graphics of an existing game.  He got
a letter from the Fox studios and had to remove the piece of software
from his home page.  (I've understood that in North America, the defendant
has to pay for his attorneys even if he wins.  Here in Europe, the one who
loses usually has to pay all attorneys.  That could make a huge difference.)


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