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Re: RE-PROPOSED: The Dictator Test

On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 05:04:33AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> The Dictator Test:
>   A licence is not Free if it prohibits actions which, in the absence of
>   acceptance of the licence, would be allowed by copyright or other
>   applicable laws.
>   License grantors do not have a private right of legislation; that is,
>   they are not dictators who can subject you to their personal jurisdiction
>   through a license.

Worded that way (mentioning dictators specifically) I think the name
"Dictator Test" is appropriate.

- Matt

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