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Re: DFSG-freeness of the "CID Font Code Public Licence"

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:

> The controls apply *in the US*.  That means that, for anyone in the US, this
> license imposes extralegal penalties for engaging in civil disobedience in
> contravention of US embargo laws.  Regardless of whether you have any
> intention of risking the *legal* penalties for violating US embargo laws, I
> do *not* consider it free if a copyright holder tacks its own penalties on
> top of that.

As already discussed elsewhere: how do you feel about the 3rd clause of 
the 3-clause BSD license?

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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