EU Copyright..

Alfred M. Szmidt ams at
Sat May 4 19:00:07 UTC 2002

* John Tapsell writes:
>> 5. No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups The license must not
>> discriminate against any person or group of persons.

> What does it mean to discriminate against a group of people btw?  If
> I said this program cannot be used by anyone who has no access to
> PC's, would I be discriminating?

> You could argue that they could get a PC and then use it, so it
> isn't discriminating.

> If so, then if I said "Jews aren't allowed to use this software',
> then is that?  You could argue that they could denounce their faith
> and become muslims, and then use it...

Getting a computer and denouncing ones faith cannot be compared, that is like
comparing apples to oranges.  You cannot compare a physical object like
a computer with a faith.

Alfred M. Szmidt

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