On 13 Jun 2003 01:15:38 +0200 Joachim Breitner <email@example.com> wrote: > > 5) The freedom to retain privacy in one's person, effects, and data, > > including, but not limited to, all Works in one's possession and one's > > own changes to Works written by others. > > Isn't that effectively this "lonely island test"? Since if it would be > required to disclose any information, the lonely islander would not be > able to use it legally. > > And if I got it right, then the "lonely island test" has been applied to > all Debian software (or at least to those in doubt), so one can actually > hope that every piece of Debian software and data already confirms to > your "5th Requirement for Freedom". > > Besides that, I fully support that proposal, since I value privacy very > high Correct. What Branden is saying (among other things) is that the license should not require you to return changes to the author; thus any such license passes the "lonely island test"
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