[rescue] BIOS update for Sun Fire v40z?

Bill Green bill at supposedly.org
Wed Aug 18 21:21:52 CDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 12:51:32AM +0300, gsm at mendelson.com wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 05:26:45PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> >Um, no.  Copyright violation is not theft.  (Admittedly, this deserves
> >to be said in response to both of the above quotes.)
> It depends upon where you are, Canadian law is different than US law. I was
> talking about US law. You are in Canada, which has different laws.
> In the US copyright violation is both a criminal and civil offense.

That's not quite true. In the US, only 1) infringement for financial gain 
2) unauthorized reproduction
of works having a retail value of more than $1000 and 3) distribution of unreleased
works are criminal offenses. See http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap5.html#506 

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