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Re: discussion with the FSF: GPLv3, GFDL, Nexenta

Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> wrote:

> If you're going to ignore the court case, it doesn't matter to you,
> but if you ever plan on travelling to germany or doing business with
> people in germany (or live in some part of germany that isn't close
> enough to berlin to defend yourself there) it can be a significant
> cost.

Not sure whether it matters anyhow, but if you live in Germany and have
fear of such clauses, you'd rather buy your stuff nowhere except the
local grocery or supermarket.  "Gerichtsstand ist
$place_where_the_selling_company_is_registered" is a very common clause
in written german selling or service contracts, not only but in
particular if you buy online.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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