Thread: GPL violation?
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Old 04-24-2008, 01:10 PM   #152
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Originally Posted by HarryT View Post
In a court case for copyright infringement (as with that idiot woman in the US whose name escapes me), damages are generally awarded based on the commercial value of the goods being pirated. The commercial value here would seem to be zero.
Rather than actuall damages you can ask for Statutory damages... from $750 to $30,000 per incident. If the copyright holder can prove that the infrigment was done willfully and for profit than the award can be increased to not more than $150,000.
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