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Re: Debian policy on copyright

Marty writes:

This is clear.

> If it applies, then strict scrutiny requires the government to prove that
> the law meets stringent tests that don't apply to other laws.

Copyright infringement suits are not brought by the government.

> Secondly, while their are clear definitions of murder and jaywalking,
> their may be no clear definition of a copyrighted digital "copy."

Title 17 defines a "copy", and there is extensive case law.

> Once again, I would use the broadcast flag is a good example of this.

It's irrelevant.
John Hasler

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