EU Copyright..

Jaime E . Villate villate at
Sat May 4 21:53:48 UTC 2002

On Sat, May 04, 2002 at 11:43:31PM +0200, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> > Notice that in item 8 of the GPL is not "the license" who is
> > discriminating against anyone; it is just a reminder that somebody
> > else (for instance a paranoid state who thinks comunists are
> > dangerous criminals) has decided to forbid some individuals to have
> > equal access to technology. It is not the holder of the copyright
> > who has decided that.
> Wrong, please read the section again. A communist is a person, it specifically
> states a geographical territory, not a group of people.

You're right, what I meant to say was:
 "for instance a paranoid state whou thinks that anyone living in
  a comunist country is a dangerous criminal"
and of course, this is just a hypothetical example I came up with; any
resemblance to real cases should be mere coincidence.


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