Implied license expressly rejected

Implied license expressly rejected

Summary: Jason Calacanis has never made a secret of his views on whether distributing full content via RSS entails any implied license.  His answer?

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Jason Calacanis has never made a secret of his views on whether distributing full content via RSS entails any implied license.  His answer?  N-o, with a locked and loaded legal team and strategic sanctions to boot.  His most recent reiteration of his perspective is here:  Newsgator is not stealing our content (or "One more time: our full RSS feeds are for individual, non-comercial use ONLY").  

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  • Makes sense

    I think he is 100% correct.

    http://opendomain.blogspot.com/
    opensourcepro
  • If you answer on port 80

    And deliver on port 80, don't whine when people use it.

    If you want to put restrictions on the RSS (above copyright law), put it behind a login where people have to accept conditions.
    rpmyers1