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Re: OSD && DFSG - different purposes - constructive suggestion!

Nick Phillips <nwp@nz.lemon-computing.com> writes:

> On Sun, Mar 09, 2003 at 08:19:33PM -0500, Don Armstrong wrote:
> >    I'm an anarchist dissident (who runs RaiseTheFist), and for reasons
> >    known only to me, I have altered a web based forum to encode
> >    messages to other dissidents in the source code of the forum
> >    software itself. The PCH knows that I am using his software, and
> >    requests the modifications for cost. Now the PCH can recover all of
> >    the messages I've been sending to other dissidents.
> Well, you'd be a bloody idiot. And there's no way we can possibly account
> for everything that every bloody idiot is going to get into trouble with,
> and nor should we.

I think Don's is an excellent example.  What makes it a "bloody
idiot"?  The point is that once the PCH asks, the site ends, whether
he divulges the secret or not.

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