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Re: [dvd-discuss] The Touretsky and Shamos debate at CMU.

Scott A Crosby writes:

: Touretsky versus Shamos debate notes:
: This debate *just* finished, here are my notes from it, I've been trying
: to track Professor Shamos's arguments, whom we also know from the trial.
: So, this is trying to emphasize a devils-advocate position; arguments that
: he made that might be refuted.
: I intermix my own comments in [[]] and in a few of the sections.
: -- Shamos
: THe copyright clause in the constitution says:
: ``To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for
: limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their
: respective writings and discoveries; ''
: [[What is the argument about ``copying'' being an ``exclusive right''?
: This was elided out.]]

The rights granted to the owners of a copyright are termed ``exclusive
rights'' because they are the right to exclude others from reproducing
or distributing, etc., the copyrighted work.

Peter D. Junger--Case Western Reserve University Law School--Cleveland, OH
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