Freedom or Copyright? - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
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Fri Feb 8 21:57:50 UTC 2008
Carsten Agger <agger at c.dk> wrote:
> Matthias-Christian Ott wrote:
> > > Matthias Kirschner <mk at fsfe.org> wrote:
> > >
> >> >> Yavor Doganov informed me, that Richard Stallman published a new
> >> >> of his article "Freedom or Copyright"
> >> >> <http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/freedom-or-copyright.html>. I await
> >> >> 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?
Well, the GNU GPL is a compromise it uses copyright law against its
enemies, but the world would be a much better place if there wouldn't
be an enemies. Nevertheless we talk about non-software in this case.
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