[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Free software, free speech, human dignity

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Free software, free speech, human dignity
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 10:16:14 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Andreas Röhler writes:
> Now imagine someone loses his case accused of GPL-violation and can't pay
> the court's fees or indemnities. That's fairly possible as his business,
> missing GPLed software then, might go bankrupt same time. Do you image a
> court, who sends a mother to prison for 10 or 20 Euro, will hesitate to
> send him for serveral thousand?

In the US inability to pay a debt can never result in imprisonment.  I
doubt that it can in Germany.

> OK, take breath. Sounds heavy, but its just some exercise reflecting
> things we enjoy both.

Sounds like trolling to be.  Or perhaps just crackpottery.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]