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Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 15:18:23 -0400
From: Ruben I Safir
To: Marco Scoffier
Cc: Ruben Safir , Ron Guerin , hangout
Subject: Re: [hangout] NYFU NYACSH BLEH
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The egov-os action was before the board meeting. The Government already had
us as NY Fair Use. Both items developed simutaneously.
We can take a blind eye to their abuse of NY Fair Use, but they can't take credit for
NYLXS activities, which is what they've done ... and therefore, we will need to take them to court.
> You don't fight for a name you have chosen to change.
Yes you do when it represents you. In this case it does and Jay
is passing himself off as us nstead of a newly formed corperation.
We can expect about a year of
NY Ass of Copyright stakeholders, formerly known as NY Fair Use
> Either you fight with a goal:
> 'We want the rights to NY Fairuse and we will do everything needed to
> get it'
> (not 'We want to smear brett and jay because they are jerks and we
> want the world to understand how badly we have been slighted')
This is not either or, it's both. In addition, I think NYLXS should just flood
the NY Fair Use Inc meetings and take over the organization through democratic means
and finally put this whole matter to bed.
A statement will be PRed after May 2nd after the next NY Fair Use meeting
> And issue a stament such as:
> 'NYLXS would have liked to take Brett and Jay to court, and fight for
> the rights to NY Fairuse which we believe they fraudulently wrested
> from our control. But NYLXS believes that this would put too much
> stress on our organisation, and would take our focus and the public's
> interest away from the important actions we are planning. So, we have
> decided to change the name of our subcommitee NY FAIRUSE to BLEH to
> end the confusion which has resulted from B&J's fraulduent actions and
> hopefully to put that unfortunate episode behind us.
> Please let it be known that:
> NYLXS is in no way affiliated with a renegade group calling itself
> NYFU (and NY Fairuse) which is in control of the www.fairuse.org
> domain. The group formerly known as NY FAIRUSE and headed by Ruben
> Safir the sole founder of the original NY FAIRUSE and blah and blah
> and blah is now known as BLEH and can be found at bleh.nylxs.com'
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