Freedom or Copyright? - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)

Carsten Agger agger at
Fri Feb 8 21:29:51 UTC 2008

Matthias-Christian Ott wrote:
> Matthias Kirschner <mk at> wrote:
>> Yavor Doganov informed me, that Richard Stallman published a new version
>> of his article "Freedom or Copyright"
>> <>. I await your
>> cmments :)
> Generally speaking I share Richard Stallman's opinion, but I'm not sure
> whether Copyright was a good idea. But you can't alter the past and now
> it's time to abolish such laws, because they inhibit a more effective
> production by factitious stringency and therefore allow everyone to
> take part in cultural development. 

If copyright is abolished, then there's no more GPL. What about that?



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