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  •  Maybe I did not read it well enough... (1+ / 0-)
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    Garrett

    ...I didn't have time, but I am wondering what the open source licenses were on what they forked, and how use by a political campaign falls under those licenses.  They could very well be obligated to release at least some of it.  Or none of it.  Or all of it.

    I have no problem with us liberals keeping our own software, but if they are bound by the license to re-release 6heir changes and do not...really it doesn't even seem something you debate.  Violating licenses for software used at this scale, if they do,  is an invitation for  years of (deserved) legal complications.  But what is the license?  It could be totally cool.  This is heavy duty IANAL territory.  

    ...j'ai découvert que tout le malheur des hommes vient d'une seule chose, qui est de ne savoir pas demeurer en repos dans une chambre.

    by jessical on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 05:00:51 PM PST

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