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Re: Is AGPLv3 DFSG-free?

Francesco Poli wrote:
> davi.leals@ wrote:
> > Francesco Poli wrote:
> > > The problem is: while Savannah is down, am I failing to comply with the
> > > license?
> >
> > Everybody understand there is no perfect system. Even planes fails some
> > times!
> >
> > Anyway, as Arc Riley exposed, if you fear, just host the source code at
> > several sites: Savannah, Alioth, Launchpad and Sourceforge for example.
> I already replied to Arc Riley, explaining why I think this is no real
> solution: it's just a way make the non-freeness of the license less
> evident.

IMHO, the AGPLv3 license defends webapp _users_ freedom by adding conditions 
on the 'software' side to solve the ASP loop hole which the GPLv3 presents.

About the 'data' side, the webapp users are the owners of her/his data and 
they are who can request the complete deletion of her/his data kept at the 
service provider.

If part of the webapp users decide to set up theirs own service they can get 
the source code (thanks to the AGPLv3) and fill again her/his data. So the 
webapp locking disappear. That is _user_ freedom.

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