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Submission + - Author drops copyright case against Scribd filter. (wired.com)

natehoy writes: Apparently, monitoring for copyright violations is not in itself a copyright violation, lawyers for Elaine Scott decided. As a result, they have dropped the lawsuit against Scribd, who was being simultaneously sued for allowing copies of Scott's work to be published, and retaining an unlicensed copy of the work in their filtering software to try and prevent future copyright violations.
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Author drops copyright case against Scribd filter.

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Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?

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