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>The data in its data container whether that is a .doc or .xls or other
>file format is something signficantly, but perhaps subtly, different
>from the plain data on paper which latter is indisputably yours and
>only yours (assuming you didn't steal the data or similar).
>It is that combination of data and its proprietary data container that
>I am suggesting is de facto "jointly owned".
This claim of "joint ownership" is one of the funniest and most
ridiculous things I've seen in years. Unfortunately it seems to be
gaining adherents among DMCA proponents, which also makes it one of the
saddest things I've seen in years.
You can keep repeating yourself with this if you like, but you're none
too likely to win friends with this or win arguments based on such
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!
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