Re: Barriers to an ASP loophole closure
On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 04:45:02PM -0500, David Turner wrote:
> > Software licenses are, almost by definition, the author placing
> > obligations on everyone.
> Or removing them, in the case of Free Software licenses.
The GPL places lots of obligations on people in the interests of preserving
people's freedom. "Placing obligations" isn't equivalent to "reducing
freedom" (though they often coincide, and we should be skeptical about
obligations that don't preserve freedom).