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Submission + - Is it right to grab code from another site? ( 1

cornicefire writes: Paul Carr points out the irony in all of the angry denouncements of Curebit for using some code from, 37Signals. Carr writes, "The last time we saw this kind of outpouring of rage amongst tech people was when — uh — the government tried to clamp down on copyright theft." But if it's wrong to clamp down on the copying of movies, is it wrong to complain about someone stealing our code? Is it wrong for us to complain about people violating the GPL or other open source programs protected by copyright?

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