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  • garrywarber
    Nov 8, 2008
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      Paul,

      I have some how-to stuff on CD's, and they have a security lock on them
      so they can't be copied. Maybe if you went to burnin'-disc's? I
      suppose someone will find a way around that, or has...

      Garry



      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, Paul Esterle <pesterle@...> wrote:
      >
      > I applaud Staples for upholding copyright law and protecting
      > intellectual property rights. I stopped making boating "how-to" videos
      > because they were getting ripped and copied. The blueprint place did
      you
      > favor but what's to stop them from assisting a "Common Sense" style
      rip
      > off? I'll have to stop shopping at Office Depot and start shopping at
      > Staples...
      >
      > Paul Esterle
      > Freelance Boating Writer
      > Columbia 10.7, 26 & Matilda 20
      > North East, MD.
      > "Capt'n Pauley's Boat Repairs & Upgrades"
      > book at www.captnpauley.com
      > home.comcast.net/~pesterle/
      >
      >
      >
      > Gene Tehansky wrote:
      > >
      > > Well, I went to Staples to get my Micro plans copied so I could
      > > scribble all over them and get epoxy on them and they said NO! Seems
      > > I have to write to Mr. Bolger and get permission! Now how does that
      > > work! Think they will take one of his handwritten letters as proof.
      > > What have they prevented? If I wanted to pull a "Common Sense
      > > Designs" and run off copies and sell them I'm sure I could work that
      > > out without their help. So, Staples is now on that list I have just
      > > for their kind (and that makes me unhappy because I liked Staples).
      > > But the good news is, I got superior copies from a blueprint firm
      run
      > > by a young lady who used to live at a marina. The copies are sharper
      > > and more precise than Staples ever were, she did them while I
      waited,
      > > and the conversation was all about boats. She had 2 machines, one
      > > scanned and one printed. Inbetween she manipulated the photos on a
      > > computer. Way more sophisticated than a copier. So should I say
      > > thanks to Staples? Nah!
      > >
      > > This must be a new policy because they never asked before if what I
      > > wanted copied was copyrighted. And the drawings were stamped
      > > copyrighted. I need to look at my single handed schooner plans.
      > >
      > > Sincerely,
      > > Gene T.
      > >
      > >
      >




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