From: Groepaz (groepaz_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2004-06-21 11:32:37
On Monday 21 June 2004 11:12, Peter Karlsson wrote: > Groepaz: > > (what cracker would be stupid enough to try to enforce his rights and > > admit breaking the law -as in cracking the software- at the same > > time...) > > The act of cracking isn't (wasn't) necessarily against the law. And > even (limited) spreading was allowed in some areas back in the days, so > not all the cracks are illegal. true :) actually a lot of the early cracks might be completely legal, at least in terms of "local" laws. (in netherlands for example there wasnt any software related copyright law for quite a while - hence the meetings took place in venlo :=P) > Not that I think that any of the crackers would object to having their > intros distributed even more, though :-) no, but i would think they'd hate to see their cracks with the intros removed :=) gpz Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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