Copyright T-Shirt

Ricardo Andere de Mello gandhi at
Mon May 10 15:04:24 UTC 2004

Wim De Smet wrote:

> Kevin Boergens wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I joined the people working at the FSFE-Booth on this year's LinuxTag 
>> and have therefore a question:
>> I would like to wear a t-shirt showing a large copyright sign that is 
>> crossed out.
>> But I'm not sure if this contradicts the philosophy of the FSF.
>> Any advice welcome,
>>    Kevin
> Well,
> since the GNU GPL is based on copyright I think it's fair to say that 
> de fsf(e) is not anti-copyright.

maybe fsfe, but, as far as I know, fsf (stallman) is against copyright. 
GPL "uses" copyright for self protection, but this does not means it 
believes in copyright. It's just like "use the same weapons".

In a free world copyright is not necessary. Think about this.

[]s, gandhi

Ricardo Andere de Mello
Quilombo Digital - Presidente
55 11 3271-7928

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