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Re: More FSF hypocrisy

From: Thufir Hawat
Subject: Re: More FSF hypocrisy
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 21:21:17 GMT
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On Thu, 26 Mar 2009 14:37:23 -0400, Rjack wrote:

> Hyman Rosen wrote:
>> Rjack wrote:
>>> That leaves the GPL open to the different common law contract
>>  > interpretation rules of the fifty different states (plus Guam and
>>  > Puerto Rico).
>> This is not a problem because of 17 USC 301.
>>> If it were legally enforceable, which it is not.
>> The GPL is legal and enforceable (in the sense that if someone copies
>> and distributes without obeying its conditions he is liable for
>> copyright infringement).
> If it were legally enforceable, which it is not.

Why would the GPL be different from any other EULA out there?


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