Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2012 01:38:25 +0100 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: copyright and license statements On 02/03/2012 01:28 AM, jfoug wrote: >> "In the absence of an express transfer of the copyright or of any rights >> under it, the owner of copyright in the collective work is presumed to >> have acquired only the privilege of reproducing and distributing the >> contribution as part of that particular collective work, any revision of >> that collective work, and any later collective work in the same series." > > Since you are Russian, and the software 'originated' from Russia, then why > does US law play into play here??? Is it due to where GPL is licensed? > > I am also not a lawyer, hence my query. Apart from goodwill, there are international agreements: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_copyright_agreements http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_copyright_relations_of_Russia But I am also not a lawyer, thank God! :)
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