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Re: [OT] Droit d'auteur vs. free software?

Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet <galactus@stack.nl> writes:

> Glenn Maynard wrote:
> > On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 07:45:51PM +0200, Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote:
> > > The motivation for making them unrevokable is to prevent
> > > authors from being forced to accept unconditional surrender
> > > of their works. Then they could be made to look like total
> > 
> > So the only way to prevent this is to remove my right to do it at all?
> > That's ludicrous.  Rights are not preserved by revoking other rights.
> The law wants to prevent you, as an author, from being forced
> to unconditionally surrender your copyrights. That's why the
> moral rights are not revokable and not tranferable.

"Forced"?  Please explain what this supposed "force" is to consist in.

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