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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Fwd: The FSF Allows No Derivatives,

From: Aaron Wolf
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Fwd: The FSF Allows No Derivatives,
Date: Sun, 24 May 2015 22:18:10 -0700
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And the ND clause helps this HOW?

I think ND is *hurting* our cause and *increasing* the misrepresentation
by discouraging some amount of positive derivative works that are
*aligned* with FSF values.

On 05/24/2015 10:15 PM, Will Hill wrote:
> I suppose the easiest way to demonstrate the misrepresentation is to ask an 
> IT 
> person about the FSF.  If you can't remember your own surprise on first 
> reading actual GNU and FSF material, you will probably be surprised by the 
> average IT person's skewed perceptions.  They are likely to tell you some 
> confused things about "Open Source", "freeware", "hobbiest", etc.  The 
> general public is even less well informed.  The last thing you might hear is 
> a clear understanding of the power non free software has over users and what 
> it takes to undo that.   
> This problem of misrepresentation is not unique to free software.  Rich and 
> powerful people devote significant resources to confusing the public about 
> all sorts of things.  
> On Friday 22 May 2015, wrote:
>> will hill" easy to observe pattern of publishers missrepresenting GNU
>> and the FSF by all means at their disposal"

Aaron Wolf
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