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Re: AGPLv3 Compliance and Debian Users

Steve Langasek wrote:
Let's not forget that Al Capone was convicted not for murder, racketeering,
or bootlegging, but for tax evasion; and that the US tax code specifies
where on your tax form you are required to report income from the sale of
illegal drugs.  It would be ironic for a dissident to evade capture and
prosecution for years, only to finally be brought up on charges of criminal
copyright infringement (with or without the consent of the copyright
holder!) for failing to submit their changes upstream while operating

Indeed. If you're a dissident fighting your own government, then complying with a license that can only be enforced by a government agency is probably the least of your worries.

  -- Howard Chu
  CTO, Symas Corp.           http://www.symas.com
  Director, Highland Sun     http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
  Chief Architect, OpenLDAP  http://www.openldap.org/project/

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