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So, as I understand the decision, it's a little more subtle than that. By default, states have sovereign immunity and can't be sued without their consent. Congress can remove ("abrogate") this immunity by law in some circumstances. They tried to do so for copyright infringement cases with the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act of 1990. However, in the ...


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The current law, Chapter XIII, simply says that a person who intentionally accesses or intercepts any data without authority or permission to do so is guilty of an offence. The law does not say what constitutes "authority or permission". "Sharing" an account typically constitutes giving permission to access the account. The most recent proposed ...


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Every country has its own copyright laws. In the US, the first thing it depends on is the Department of Justice, which decides whether to prosecute. This is the prosecution policy of the DoJ (having said that, there are also state laws against copyright infringement, so it is possible that some state attorney general will pursue a case... you need to look ...


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At the point where you copy the game files, including the WADs, onto a new machine the original licensee (your brother) does not have access to, you are committing piracy. Merely copying the files onto a Linux partition won't constitute piracy as it's the same commercial software on the same system, just with a different OS (IIRC correctly the Steam version ...


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