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Re: New GPLv3 and LGPLv3 discussion drafts available



On Fri, 28 Jul 2006 22:46:54 -0400 Joe Smith wrote:

[...]
> The FSF is really not concerned about online games. That is because
> there is  no way to block draconian DRM restrictions
> while aproviding a means to autheniticate an official game client.
> They  really are the same problem.

Agreed.  There's no way to distinguish these two scenarios: they are
both cases where the service provider wants to prevent the client from
doing something (client-side) that they don't like.  This fundamentally
clashes with freedom to modify and adapt software to your own needs.

-- 
But it is also tradition that times *must* and always
do change, my friend.   -- from _Coming to America_
..................................................... Francesco Poli .
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