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Re: Questionable image process. Was: Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- (abusive?) erotic images in Debian

On Sun, Dec 05, 2004 at 05:15:50PM -0800, Bruce Perens wrote:
> >Somewhere else in the thread I made the point that people have to respect 
> >each other and that everyone using Debian is subject to local laws.
> > 
> >

> That is two different issues:

> 1: Developers should respect each other.

Which means not forcing their beliefs onto others.

> 2: Developers in various localities can get in legal hot water due to 
> the conduct of other developers who don't run the same risk.

That sounds pretty unlikely. The project does not exist as a legal
entity (but rather uses quasi-independent holding companies like SPI)
for this reason (as well as the logistical difficulties it would

If your country routinely holds you responsible for the actions of
people in other countries who you just happen to communicate with on
occasion, or that you share interests with, then you really need to
emigrate or revolt. Mine doesn't.

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