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Re: Final text of GPL v3

In message <20070703225218.GH31687@archimedes.ucr.edu>, Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> writes
On Tue, 03 Jul 2007, Anthony W. Youngman wrote:
Sklyarov did what he did AT HOME IN RUSSIA. It was the company he worked
for that marketed it in America.

And Sklyarov who traveled to the US and (at the time) allegedly broke
the law in a demonstration while in the US. [The insanity of the
anticircumvention clause of the DMCA notwithstanding.]

If he was charged with breaking US law on US soil, fair enough. The problem, as I see it, was that he was ...

Charged with breaking US law, as a result of actions he did in Russia, in order to comply with Russian law.

THAT is the lunacy (and American megalomania) of the Sklyarov debacle.

Anthony W. Youngman - anthony@thewolery.demon.co.uk

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