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Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- "A telling admission" by Aaron Willi

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- "A telling admission" by Aaron Williamson (AW1337)
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 10:10:27 -0400
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Alexander Terekhov wrote:
May 28th, 2008 Today I was admitted to practice

And your point is what, exactly? Public interest groups often
hire interns and people just starting out in the profession.
The group gets relatively cheap labor, and the employee gets

For all your wailing and gnashing of teeth, it isn't even as
if these distributors are trying to hide some great secret that
they've incorporated into their software. They're just too lazy
to comply with the license until someone gets their attention
with a two-by-four. When you do business, there's a bunch of
stuff you just have to do - filings, taxes, bills, and so on.
Honoring software licenses is one of them. These are the same
kind of companies that get raided by the BSA and are discovered
to be using illegal copies of non-free software. It's a mindset.

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