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Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- erotic graphical system activity monitor

>>>>> "David" == David Weinehall <tao@debian.org> writes:

    David> Worried parents should realise, that if their kids are old

Worried parents, like it or not, have already caused laws to be
created in some countries that limit the distribution of certain
materials to minors.

...including USA, where master is currently located.

These laws were created for a reason, this reason was judged to be a
good reason (although people may disagree) and I don't think we should
blindly going about breaking them just because we can or just because
we disagree.

(However, the material in question on this thread may or may not be

The other issue that is implied on this list: What if a package is
legal to distribute in USA but not other countries? *If* this is a
problem, could we have a list of packages (or something similar) that
can be distributed in each country? So if you wanted to create a
Debian CD and freely distribute it in country XYZ (which makes
distribution of vi to adults a capital offense) you could do so by
using a list that removes all illegal programs (in this case all
versions of vi) when creating the CD.

Note: this wouldn't stop you from downloading illegal content, it
would make it possible to distribute Debian legally in the given

Just a thought.
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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