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Re: Is this a free license?

tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:

>> > If that's true, then we might as well go home, the GPL is then
>> > unenforceable.
>> What? How?
> Because ftp.gnu.org doesn't require you to read the license either,
> but does hold you to its restrictions.

The GPL doesn't contain any restrictions.  It selectively lifts some
of the restrictions which are automatically in place because of
copyright law, and these additional permissions are bound to certain
conditions (which might appear as restrictions to you).

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