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OT: GPL section 4 termination clause

Grzegorz B. Prokopski wrote:

And GPL also says, that the person who packages and then distributes
breaks the rules of GPL, it has no longer right to distribute nor use
the GPLed work.

As an aside, what's to stop a party, having violated the GPL at some point (and therefore having had their rights under the GPL terminated by section four) from simply acquiring another copy of the work from someone who still has the right to distribute it under the GPL, and therefore 'automatically receiv[ing] a license from the original licensor'?

Apologies for the tangent, but I've never been able to find an answer to this question, and it seems relevant to the debate: if it is truly the case that an entity can lose the right to distribute forever, then the Debian mirrors have already irrevocably lost the right to kaffe.
Lewis Jardine

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