Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Blue Macellari wrote the term paper back in 1999 while studying abroad, so the Duke University graduate student didn't understand why it was found on someone else's Web site -- or why it was for sale.
Now, she's suing the operator of Web sites where she said her paper was offered for sale. She is seeking more than $100,000 for copyright infringement, invasion of privacy and damage to her reputation.
"They were pushing it, using it, making copies of it without authorization," said Macellari's attorney, Evan Andrew Parke.