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Re: status update LT 2003 CD

On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 01:07:19PM +0200, Joerg Rieger wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 12:21:30PM +0200, Sven Hoexter wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 11:54:51PM +0200, Alexander Schmehl wrote:
> > > So, shall I put the discs in a safe, before I leave, the kid not
> > > allowed to play, and the kids, which might come this year, too, told,
> > > they won't get a cd, and somebody must start a knoppix splitoff without
> > > games.
> > If you want to be 100% sure that you can not be sued under this law that
> > would be one way. The other way is to pay about 1000EUR and let people
> > from the USK(?) have a look at it. Ah and I guess for every change you
> > make you need a new certification.
> Yes, I think so, too. But as you mentioned paying isn't a long term 
> solution since every new game entering Debian would have to be
> certified again.
> Has anybody contacted the Bundesministerium about a special permit ?
I would like to know how SuSE, RedHat and other handle this issue.
Maybe they go the "Microsoft" way and say that it's just a distribution
with games as add-on. In general Debian doesn't have this problem
cause Debian is not distributed on media by the Debian project itself.
In our case this problem only is handed over to the distributors.

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