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Re: Linux and GPLv2

Andrew Suffield wrote:

Fair use is an American perversion. It does not exist in most of the
rest of the world in anything like the same form. Anything that relies
on the American notion of "fair use" is non-free, because in the UK
that means "Non-commercial use only".
Just to be clear: "fair use" means in USC 17 and in Brazilian "Author's rights act", that copying any copyrighted work for: academic quotation/commentary/study, parody and some others (I'll look it up later) is granted, and without copyright protection. "First sale doctrine" means that if you have some license, you can pass it along to another party (losing your license, of course).

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