Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.
Michael Poole wrote:
Conceded. Altough .br's "computer programs" law explicitly says that you
can reserve, in a license to create derivative works, all the rights
over the derivative works.
Copyright law only _explicitly_ grants a monopoly on preparation of
derivative works. However, it is trivial, and overwhelmingly common,
for a copyright owner to grant a license to create a derivative work
that is conditional on how the licensee agrees to distribute (or not
distribute) the derivative work.