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Re: why is non-free software immoral?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: why is non-free software immoral?
Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 00:34:51 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Enjoying the freedom to help your neighbour by giving him a copy of
>> something should not be discouraged nor punished.

> Well can't your neighbor just go buy a copy for himself just like you
> did? I mean where is the real issue with this?

Free software is really not so much about being allowed to copy, as it is
about being allowed to change/fix/improve and then share the result of
your labor.


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