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Re: TrueCrypt License 2.3

Patrick Matthäi <patrick.matthaei@web.de> writes:

> Hello,
> I wanted to package maybe truecrypt for Debian.
> There was an older discussion on l.d.legal for an older version of the
> TrueCrypt license, where the most developers said, that it is not
> distributeable.
> But as I know TrueCrypt has modified the license, so that more
> distributions could ship it.
> Here it is: http://www.truecrypt.org/license.php
> I'm not a lawler, so what do you mean, is this license free or when
> not could I distribute it in non-free?

At a glance, the bits that might be controversial appear to be a few
naming restriction clauses and some advertising clauses.  I don't see
anything restricting use or distribution.


Måns Rullgård

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