[plug] Allowing only 1 user read access to a file at a time.

Carl Gherardi carl.gherardi at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 22:30:51 WST 2010

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 9:45 PM, Russell Steicke
<russellsteicke at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 5:07 PM, Carl Gherardi <carl.gherardi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> We have a document that (by license) only one user is allowed to read
>> at a time, but any number of users are allowed to read the document
>> over time.
> What is the document that someone sought to use copyright law to
> restrict its use in such a draconian way?  Is that even legally
> enforceable?  Are previous readers allowed to remember what is in the
> document while it's being read by someone else?

I'm not completely across why it is as draconian as it is. The
document is a proprietary standard of some sort that one part of the
business needs to use - or so i've been told.

Carl G

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