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Free Software Magazine: How GPLv3 Addresses the EUCD and DMCA

Mar 14, 2007, 00:00 (5 Talkback[s])

"Draft 3 of GPLv3 should be out Real Soon Now, so I'd like to review some of the topics. I couldn't find a thorough explanation of how GPLv3 will deal with the 'anti-circumvention' clauses of the DMCA and it's EU counterpart, the the EUCD (see Article 6), so here's my layperson understanding.

"These laws harm society in a number of ways. Some general information can be found on FSFE's EUCD page but here I just want to look at how these laws could cause problems for free software developers and distributors, and what free software licences can do about them..."

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