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License of z-push

Hi altogether,

On debian's goupware-meeting, [1]
I started to work on packaging z-push [2] for debian.
Z-push is a software to syncronise ActiveSync-capable phones
to your groupware server. It is licensed under GPLv2, however the LICENSE file
starts with
> NOTE: According to sec. 8 of the GNU General Public License (GPL),
> Version 2, the distribution of the Program in or to the
> United States of America is excluded from the scope of this license.
> The Program is licensed under GPL Version 2 only.

Section 8 of the GPL reads:
> 8. If the distribution and/or use of the Program is restricted in
> certain countries either by patents or by copyrighted interfaces, the
> original copyright holder who places the Program under this License
> may add an explicit geographical distribution limitation excluding
> those countries, so that distribution is permitted only in or among
> countries not thus excluded.  In such case, this License incorporates
> the limitation as if written in the body of this License.

This problem has also been discussed by Fedora [3], where it is not included.
I wanted to ask for the status in debian. Even if it can't be distributet in
main, wouldn't it be possible to include it in non-free?
The software can be downloaded from berlios [4], which is locate in Berlin,
Germany, but can be reached from the USA.

Please CC: me on replies, since I am not subscribed to debian-legal.

With best regards,


[1] http://wiki.debian.org/GroupwareMeeting2010-04-09to11 
[2] http://z-push.sourceforge.net/soswp
[3] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570398
[4] https://developer.berlios.de/project/showfiles.php?group_id=8963

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