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LinuxPlanet: Stallman/Stanco: A Dialogue on Copyright Law and Free/Open Source Software (Part 5)

Jul 19, 2000, 16:48 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tony Stanco)

[ Thanks to Kevin Reichard for this link. ]

"This is the fifth day of an email dialogue with Richard Stallman on the philosophy of copyright that will be published over nine days on LinuxPlanet. This dialogue arose from comments that RMS was kind enough to give me on a two-part article on software licensing that appeared on LinuxProgramming recently."

"[Stanco]: >Who cares if the majority of lawyers have the interpretation of the >history of the Constitutional copyright issue wrong?

[Stallman]:

Anyone reading about our so-called "radical" views will find it interesting to know that the US legal tradition supports our views more than the establishment wants to admit."

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