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Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 23:24:30 +0100
From: Christian Sciberras <>
To: Valdis Kletnieks <>
Cc: "Mikhail A. Utin" <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: how to sell and get a fair price

Couldn't one talk "through" a lawyer? Guess in such a case it would be a
matter of how much you trust your lawyer.
Also, what stops a person to file it under a company name if that's easier?
I admit I'm not into this area, so I might be missing something


On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:34 PM, <> wrote:

> On Mon, 14 Jan 2013 22:17:12 +0100, Christian Sciberras said:
> > Valdis, we've had spam companies suing blacklist/antispam companies
> > before...
> > Surely an anonymous person legitimately and legally enforcing copyright
> > can't be harder?
> Yes, but the spam companies at least filed under their own name.  Running
> a lawsuit with a John Doe plaintiff is a little bit harder, and requires
> finding a cooperative lawyer and judge.
> The really hard part is proving that you're the rightful owner of the
> copyright while remaining anonymous (in particular, proving you're the
> *same* anonymous person who wrote the code).  At this point, it helps if
> you posted the item in question signed with a pseudonymous PGP key that
> you control, or have other ways to prove that your anonymous is the
> author's
> anonymous.

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