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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] copyleft for businesses

From: Aaron Wolf
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] copyleft for businesses
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2015 09:03:01 -0700
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Eben has been making that argument for a long time:

On 10/27/2015 05:44 AM, Catonano wrote:
> Hello people,
> I have been quietly listening on this list for a while, for general knoledge
> Today I run into this speech
> I believe it's relevant, here
> I have sometimes seen arguments, on this list, about the practicality of
> free software for business.
> Now this is a business kind of guy and he makes the argument that the
> GPL is better than permissive licenses FOR BUSINESSES
> He doesn't even attempt the freedom issue, he doesn't go into ethics. He
> advocates the GPL as better for the bottom line.
> It surprised me, I had never run into such an argument.

Aaron Wolf
music teacher,

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