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Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

Michael Poole wrote:

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.

Michael Poole
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.


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