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Re: Ongoing Firefox (and Thunderbird) Trademark problems

* Peter Samuelson (peter@p12n.org) wrote:
> [Jonas Meurer]
> > i second the idea that debian should provide sources to the community
> > which are entirely free. sources which contain the Mozilla trademarks
> > and ignore their license are not entirely free.
> Nobody is ignoring the Mozilla trademark license.  The issue is that
> Debian is being offered non-transferrable rights to the trademark.  And
> whether not having DFSG-free rights to the *brand* makes the *product*
> non-free.
> FWIW, I agree with the proposed extension to DFSG#4: [in terms of
> distributing software,] Debian will not accept or exercise rights which
> cannot be granted to Debian's users.

Proposed extension? Is this actually been on the table before? 

Eric Dorland <eric.dorland@mail.mcgill.ca>
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