European DMCA

João Miguel Neves joao at
Mon Jul 30 09:16:03 UTC 2001

On 30 Jul 2001 01:33:40 +0000, Nick Hockings wrote:
> I didn't get the chance to download the links given yet.
> Does this directive restrict the use of copyleft,
> or does it just make non-free more draconian?
The problem is that, in practive it makes reverse engineering a crime.
I'm sure you understand how dangerous that is for free software - the
inability to interact with proprietary systems and/or replace them would
hurt free software development. 
						Joao Miguel Neves

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