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Re: More FSF hypocrisy

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: More FSF hypocrisy
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 10:36:48 -0400
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Alexander Terekhov wrote:
He is using "waive" as in "implicit in a copyright license is the
promise not to sue for copyright infringement.

And that happens when the author grants his nonexclusive license
to the copier. That grant happens as long as the copier complies
with the conditions of the GPL. If the copier does not follow the
conditions of the GPL, the author has not granted him any license
and is in his rights to sue for copyright infringement.

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