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Re: DFSG status of DFARS clause?

amu@MIT.EDU (Aaron M. Ucko) writes:

> 	All Rights Reserved. RESTRICTED RIGHTS LEGEND: Use,
> 	duplication, or disclosure by the government is subject
> 	to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c) (1) (ii)
> 	of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software
> 	Clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 (Oct. 1988) and FAR
> 	52.227-19(c) (June 1987).
> in a license violate the DFSG?

I think it's fine.  The rule just amounts to a rule that the US
Government is required to behave like anyone else with respect to
copyright on computer software, rather than having special sovereign
status (which is the default rule fo the government with respect to

So this legend invakes the special rule, but the special rule just
says that the US Gov't is on the same playing field as everyone else.
So it doesn't really discriminate.

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