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Court Dismisses "Copyright Champion's" Source Code Copyright Suit

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Greg Aharonian, an IEEE intellectual property activist, describes himself as a "champion of the American public's interests" in the patent and copyright systems. In carrying out this self-assigned role, he sued US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales in US district court in San Francisco for a declaratory judgment. Aharonian wanted the court to declare that copyright law cannot legally be applied to protect computer source code. The court disagreed and dismissed his case

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Micro, IEEE  (Volume:26 ,  Issue: 3 )