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Re: [vox] The source is the thing
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Re: [vox] The source is the thing

I doubt that Linux would be outlawed, but one possible attack
is to change the copyright laws to invalidate viral licenses
which could have the effect of dropping Linux source to a BSD
type license or reverting the copyright back to the originators.


On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 04:12:47PM -0800, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:
> It is an inspiring piece! I disagree on one point he makes. He says 
> there is no "doomsday senerio" for Linux. We could very well have a 
> doomsday senerio if special interests and national security advocates 
> get their way. Linux could be outlawed so to speak, at least in the US.
> Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > begin: Donald Dunn <VNDDUNN@lottery.state.ca.us> quote
> > 
> >>http://www.computerworld.com/cwi/story/0,1199,NAV47-71-366-1718_STO65754,00.html
> >>
> >>Sounds real to me.
> >>
> >>Don Dunn
> >>
> >  
> > i'm still trying to figure out if this guy is an open source / linux
> > advocate.
> > 
> > j/k.   it was a very inspiring piece!!
> > 
> > pete
> > 
> > 
> -- 
> R. Douglas Barbieri
> doug@dooglio.net
> www.dooglio.net
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