Well, yeah, that's my guess, they could start a civil suit for breach of
contract. I dunno -- should I test that theory?
One thing I'm fuzzy on is, at what points do the rights granted by the
copyright law trump licenses, and vice versa? Also, the terms set by one
of our vendors stipulate that they are *leasing" the materials to us (for
their physical life) rather than selling them. Does that overrule
everything? Is that a legally defensible contract? Should I just flip
them the finger?
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