Feedback for new section on Security in-a-Box specifically for GNU/Linux users

Nikos Roussos comzeradd at
Sat Aug 13 18:23:05 UTC 2016

On 08/13/2016 01:03 AM, Christian Pietsch wrote:
> Hi Matthias,
> hi Free Software lovers,
> On Mon, Aug 08, 2016 at 01:21:58PM +0200, Matthias Kirschner wrote:
>> I was contacted by tacticaltech about the new section on howtos for
>> security under GNU/Linux, see the message below.
> Glad to hear you are in contact. I had a chance to leaf through their
> beautiful book "security in-a-box" and respect them for their work.
>> I already sent them some feedback about it (Veracrypt not being Free
>> Software, 
> Veracrypt is released under the Apache 2.0 license which is listed
> among the GPL-compatible free software licenses in the green section
> of <>.

The problem with VeraCrypt is that it contains big portions of Truecrypt
code, which are covered by the non-free Truecrypt license. APL only
covers the "new" parts of its code. [1]



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