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Re: Is AGPLv3 DFSG-free?

2008/9/3 Miriam Ruiz <miriam@debian.org>:
> 2008/9/3 Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso <jordigh@gmail.com>:
>>>> I don't see a conflict with the dissident test either; [...]
>>> I'm not sure it does either, although I note that both Savannah and
>>> Sourceforge (for example) have terms that require one's real name.
>>> Which services allow anonymous hosting?
>> I just found a few. Sharesource.org and Intuxication.org only require
>> an email address (Sharesource.org has a field for name, but you can
>> leave it blank), and intuxication.org doesn't even require the email
>> address to be valid (I just registered right now with a@a.com). The
>> service freehg.org doesn't require any of these. Alternatively, you
>> can always put a pseudonym in the name fields.
> Would you consider that anonymous enough to pass the dissident test?

In this case, yes. If you provide a network interface that the
dissident's government can see, then you've already revealed
possession of the program itself. You can exclude access to certain
undesirables by hiding the network interface behind a password
authentication system. This is no different than having to distribute
source to fellow dissenters if you give them a modified binary on a

- Jordi G. H.

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