How about this:
It's about business. Monte wants culpability if the data _is_ used against
his intent, and if a business (ie. CMP) is the one distributing it, he has a
course of action. If it's PCGen, who does he have action against?
A business (Even Monte's) likes to work with other, real entities, not an
amorphous mass of people that sometimes work on a web based collaborative
project (namely, PCGen).
It's a study of the (mis)use of the commons and it's use in IP. You are
still getting your content, Monte feels better because he has a name and
address to a "brick and mortar" company to send his complaints if his IP is
mishandled, and CMP, as an LLC, (re)moves the power of litigation to a
Monte is protected, you are protected, and it's all behind/because of CMP.
Now, on to other, recently read threads:
- "Who is interested in working on IP that a company (that has lawyers) has
stated it doesn't want distributed except through controlled channels (who
What are you, some kind of moron?
- "CMP is evil cuz they won't let me have it exactly the way I want
Yes, and there was a magic bullet, four guys on the grassy knoll, we never
landed on the moon, and Merton has a raging case of herpes.
Chuck "cacharbe" Charbeneau (ccharbeneau at lear.com)
- Slacker Monkey
- CMP Code Monkey
- Going cold turkey off of Caffeine today, and firing on all cylinders
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