Re: BCFG Public License
On 29 Jul 2006, Michael Poole wrote:
> The license demands that a licensor agree that the US government might
> criminally prosecute him for prohibited exports from the United States
> (the license says "OF GOODS AND/OR TECHNICAL DATA"). Good luck
> arguing against that broad statement; there are plenty of cases where
> goods -- such as military surplus missile launchers -- are export
> controlled with no viable constitutional question and some, probably
> smaller, number of cases where technical data are validly export
So you're saying that the clause would be satisfied if the user agrees that
goods other than the program are subject to export law, even if he believes
the program itself isn't?
I suppose that's a valid way to read it, but it does seem strange.