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Re: Dispossessing the FSF

Thaddeus H. Black wrote:
> I used to be a flag-waving FSF patriot, but for reasons
> people familiar with the present GFDL GR debate will
> appreciate, the FSF has lost my trust.  My question is
> as follows.  The FSF retains special authority
> unilaterally to extend the GPL, LGPL, FDL, etc.  For my
> own free software, can I take this special authority
> away from the FSF and transfer it to the Debian Project?

No.  The legal entity "around" Debian is Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
To this entity you can transfer the copyright.  You should talk to its
board of directors first, though.



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