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Re: Dangerous precedent being set - possible serious violation of the

maniek@beer.com (Tomasz Wegrzanowski)  wrote on 02.12.99 in <[🔎] 19991202221529.F410@priv3.onet.pl>:

> On Thu, Dec 02, 1999 at 11:48:21AM -0500, Caspian wrote:
> > I'm afraid this isn't about advertisement, or about the DFSG, or even
> > about the GPL. This is about the general trend of companies walking all
> > over the spirit of free software. No one is interested in "freedom talk",
> > as RMS puts it. Everyone's interested in filling their own pockets.
> 2 hundred years ago someone said :
> No nation have ever gained any freedom except
> freedom they have gained with sword in hand

I doubt this was correct back then, and I *know* it is wrong today. I  
happen to sit right next to a prominent counter example: East Germany.

> This is still actual, no matter if you are talking about
> Free-Speech, Recruitment, Freedom-To-Use-Modify-And-Distribute-Code,
> War-On-Drugs or Right-To-Read

See above.

MfG Kai

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