[Haskell-cafe] black Wikipedia
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Wed Jan 18 21:20:16 CET 2012
On 18 Jan 2012, at 19:32, John Meacham wrote:
> Not to mention ebay, craigslist, etc..
> when there is no burden of proof for someone to take down a site then
> things get very complicated.
> for instance this package could be enough to get all of hackage taken
> down since astrolabe decided they own timezone data.
There is the Beastie Boys case, where the judge decided copyright protects what is creatively unique.
> in fact, SOPA and PIPA would make hackage pretty impossible to legally
> host. Unless the hackage maintainers want to do exhaustive patent and
> copyright searches on all uploaded code before they allow it to be
>  http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20111006/11532316235/astrolabe-claims-it-holds-copyright-timezone-data-sues-maintainers-public-timezone-database.shtml
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 10:17 AM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 13:11, Henning Thielemann
>> <lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 18 Jan 2012, Andrew Butterfield wrote:
>>>> Just add ?banner=none to the url if you really have to read the page
>>> Maybe the intention was to demonstrate that censorship (in this case
>>> self-censorship) is mostly a problem for average users but not for advanced
>> anywhere can force a website to be redirected to some DOJ page without
>> providing any proof. (Yes, really.)
>> brandon s allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
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