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Re: [Fsfe-uk] Renting GPL software

From: Noah Slater
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] Renting GPL software
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 23:45:49 +0000
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On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 09:12:10PM +0000, Alex Hudson wrote:
> 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.

I think it comes down to what you class as "distribution" of the works.

Clearly, in an internet cafe the proprietors are no distributing software.

Noah Slater <http://bytesexual.org/>

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