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Re: A possible GFDL compromise

Fedor Zuev wrote:

>	2) Can't be counted as accept any action that is not the
>subject of the agreement. Subject of agreement in this case -
>transfer of rights. Therefore, can't be counted as accept any
>action, which you have statutory (directly from the law) right to
>perform. Namely: installation from CD|DVD-ROM, quotation and
>other fair use, backup, non-public (f.e. for single user) display
>via electronic means (f.e. SSL).

See http://www.hmso.gov.uk/acts/acts1988/Ukpga_19880048_en_3.htm#mdiv17
- in the UK, installation from CD requires permission from the copyright
holder. There are no fair use provisions, either.

>_In_ _a_ _way_ _requiring_ _permission_ _under_ _copyright_ _law_!

If I copy a GFDLed document, I require permission under copyright law.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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