Re: Territorial Legal Issues and FTP Archives (was Re: Quake is GPL)
On Sat, Dec 25, 1999 at 09:09:09PM -0800, Joseph Carter wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 25, 1999 at 11:14:28PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > > I think the right solution is selecting a country with good connectivity
> > > and less stupid laws. What about canada?
> > pandora is already in a perfect location...
> Thought we can't upload mp3 encoders to pandora? Or is that just because
> some mirrors couldn't handle it?
No, that's just because of our double standards. MP3 encoders should be
legal here in the Netherlands. It could very well be illegal to obtain
and/or use them in several other countries, the US and Germany amongst
Count me in favour of distributing stuff that's legal in the country
that hosts the server.
The idea is that the first face shown to people is one they can readily
accept - a more traditional logo. The lunacy element is only revealed
subsequently, via the LunaDude. [excerpted from the Lunatech Identity Manual]