From:
Jim Gooch <designer43@mediaone.net>
Sent: 6/2/2001 10:16:52 PM
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Re: [gpsstash] last thing for the nite


On Sat, 2 Jun 2001 19:28:19 -0700, you wrote:

I guess I'm in grave danger. I have the term 'Geocache' on my
personal stash page.
(The first cache in Georgia 6/5/00) Coords were submitted to Mike,
so how can a third party copyright that info?
http://www.mindspring.com/~designer
Whats even worse I'm a member of the 'Geocaching' Webring.
(Another method of distributing coords.)
I wonder if every member of the ring is also in danger of lawsuits.
I forget who started it, but if EVERYBODY with a stash got a web
page and they all joined the ring, one "Official" copyrighted web
page would see greatly reduced traffic.

>I might be babbling endlessly tonite, but I've had several beers....
>
>Nevertheless, if you do have caches on geocaching.com, you can go remove
>them quite easily if you dont like the way Jeremy's running the site... Then
>he doesn't own your information anymore...
>
>I dunno where you go put em then, but hey!
>
>I just thought the idea was to distribute coordinates to everyone who could
>possibly want them, let those people go find your cache, and there ya go...
>
>I cant think of any better way to do it...
>
>
>Mike Teague -- http://home.earthlink.net/~kvuo/