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Supporting Open Source While Opposing Copyright

May 08, 2007, 21:45 (0 Talkback[s])

"The piece contains flaws in both its reasoning and its rhetoric, and deserves a rebuttal, in part because it reached such a wide audience.

"The piece's most obvious problem is its conflation of copyright with 'creditright.' For example, here's how Bulmash asks us to imagine what would happen if the GPL (a copyright license that allows derivative works, but only if they are also under the GPL) were unenforceable..."

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