Re: Proposed MBF - mentions of the word "Ubuntu"
On Saturday, November 09, 2013 15:00:24 Colin Watson wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 08, 2013 at 05:35:36PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > (Posted to -project because I'm writing with my tongue in my cheek.
> > Actually renaming and rewording things would be making our own life
> > difficult to spite Canonical. Much better to stick up two fingers.
> > But nevertheless, I would like to suggest that the DPL contact Mark
> > Shuttleworth and tell him that this kind of shit is very damaging to
> > our good relationship.)
> I was fairly unhappy too when I heard about this.
> I happened to notice via Twitter this morning that Mark responded to
> this, and nobody appears to have linked to it yet in this thread:
It appears there's still some misunderstanding there. Under US law (where the
site is hosted and the poster is based) it's protected speech. Full stop. No
permission needed. IANAL, but I have studied this a bit.