[pp.int.general] TPB in NL

np np at planetarc.de
Fri Jul 31 10:12:06 CEST 2009

Andrew Norton wrote:
> In short, a torrent file about XYZ, contains no actual copyrighted
> data about XYZ, just data about it.
IANAL, but:

One could argue that the hash of the torrent is a non-licensed derivate
work and therefore falls under the copyright just as the original.

After all: The hash would not exist without the original copyrighted
material and it does not add any artistic value.

    Nils Pipenbrinck

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