Linden hypocrisy re: intellectual property

From Miss Hera, posted on the JIRA:

“Linden Labs should”, unforturnately isn’t the same as ‘linden labs does”.
Look up the amount of resold stolen item and the percentage of items where linden labs removed the UUID after a DMCA.

I’ve got a nice collection of stolen skins  of which all still work and none have a removed UUID. I ask every supernewbie who wears an expensive brand skin but no other items, to give me a copy of the skin so I can see it is stolen.

So far I’ve got:
Dante – tanned and beard – UUID not removed Alina – 2 versions, UUID not removed
X2 male – UUID not removed
X2 female 2 versions – UUID not removed
FNKY skin – UUID not removed
Envision skin – UUID not removed

All full perms, and all still working. So what does this say about Linden Labs DMCA? They do not remove it.

And more news on the stolen skins front: secondlifes most well known self proven skin thief is back with a new store on the frontpage of the classifieds. He renamed his store to “ATENAS store”, but they still are affiliated with the “help brazil” group an the well known “rubnet olivier” is still the owner. Just so you know, this is the same store as the one previously called “SOUL”

Nice, Linden Lab.  Protect your own intellectual property, but leave your residents’ content exposed to theft and don’t give them the power to correct the measure.   Stay classy.

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