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Re: [Fsfe-uk] Renting GPL software

From: Alex Hudson
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] Renting GPL software
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 21:12:10 +0000

On Sat, 2008-01-12 at 21:06 +0000, Alex Hudson wrote:
> I suspect the act of renting GPL'd software is technically illegal
> simply because the GPL doesn't allow it: lending and hiring are specific
> rights in law, so if the GPL doesn't permit them then you don't have
> them.

I should add I think that's the case with v2, but not v3 - the wording
of the latter is much more broad, and allows lending/hiring, but only on
the same terms as copying.



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