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Re: centericq and MSN support

On 2003-10-23, Brian Ristuccia <brian@ristuccia.com> wrote:
> (The fact that end users might use the software for something illegal is
> irrelevant to whether or not it can be included in Debian. One can use
> mixmaster for industrial espionage, john to brute-force UNIX password files
> for the purpose of making unauthorized use of private computers, some
> half-dozen or more packet sniffers to run illegal wiretaps, GNU shred to
> destroy evidence, and xvidtune to commit arson[1]. We still distribute
> those).

I believe courts have drawn a legal distinction between products or
code that has a reasonable legal purpose and code that has no such
legal purpose.


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