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Re: Drop the Copyright Assignment requirement for Emacs

From: Clément Pit-Claudel
Subject: Re: Drop the Copyright Assignment requirement for Emacs
Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 15:04:30 -0400
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On 18/05/2020 12.36, Robert Pluim wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, 18 May 2020 16:25:45 +0300, Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden> said:
>     Dmitry> On 18.05.2020 16:16, Clément Pit-Claudel wrote:
>     >> On 18/05/2020 07.33, Dmitry Gutov wrote:
>     >>> IIRC US and German citizens can sign the copyright assignment
>     >>> electronically (no snail mail involved). Citizens of other
>     >>> countries can't do that yet.
>     >> Thankfully, things have improved since
>     >> 
> then:https://www.fsf.org/blogs/licensing/fsf-now-offering-paperless-option-for-all-copyright-assignments
>     >> 
>     Dmitry> Ooh, that's a good news, then. My info was seriously out of date.
> This is not what Iʼd call 'electronic signing'. You print the form,
> sign it with a pen, scan it, and email it. Someone mentioned using PGP
> to do the signing, now that would be electronic signing.

Do you know that this is currently not possible? I know PGP is possible for 
people in the US, at least, and has been for a long time.

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