Hi Shaun and all,
From a legal perspective that is not true. Under international copyright law unless you are given permission to redistribute their products in a written format it is not legal to do so. Just because a developer does not say you can't redistribute the files does not necessarily imply you have the right to redistribude said works. We really need to be mindful of companies rights, and not break international law by assuming something that may or may not be true. A case in point. A while back someone asked what happened to an ESP title that was not currently up for download on the Draconis sight. Some people assumed because the game was free, it wasn't available from Draconis, that it was ok to go ahead and post it to the list for download. Josh later e-mailed the list telling people not to redistribute the game which was his right to do so since he is now the copyright holder for the game. It was a simple mistake, but one that could have been avoided if those involved had asked Draconis in advance if sharing the game was ok.



shaun everiss wrote:
Hi.
got this from code factory.
They have said nothing against distrobution of their stuff.
Only that these games are not sold.
Until they complain about it, there for they are not interested in them or that 
is how I read it.


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