[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Free Software Logo -> Where does FSF go?

From: Jean Louis
Subject: Re: Free Software Logo -> Where does FSF go?
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 12:26:11 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/+ (1036f0e) (2020-10-18)

* al3xu5 / dotcommon <> [2020-10-30 12:20]:
> Thu, 29 Oct 2020 09:26:17 -0700 - Aaron Wolf <>:
> > [...] The FSF is not opposed
> > to legal enforcement of trademarks and copyrights (copylefts in this
> > case).
> Sorry but I am very amazed to hear this statement.
> I believed that the ethical spirit that originated GNU and GPL (copyleft),
> and that is the basis of the FSF, was exactly that of opposing trademarks,
> copyrights and patents.

That is my perception too.

> I believed that the primary objective of the FSF and copyleft should be on
> the social level, at the service of the freedom of persons, of the
> community, of justice and equality; and not on the technical, legal or
> economic one.

Yes, that is my perception over the years.

> I have been an FSF member for many years. Perhaps the FSF has been
> changing for some time. Or maybe I'm the one who doesn't understand. Maybe
> I never understood.

Keep doing, you understood it right.

> However, if things are really like this (and it seems to me more and more
> that they are or that they are becoming) I don't think I will renew my
> membership beyond that.
> But I really hope the FSF makes it clear that this is not the case, in
> words and above all in deeds.

Legal resort is always the last according to FSF.

Copy to RMS maybe he has more to say. 

> Regards
> al3xu5
> -- 
> Say NO to copyright, patents, trademarks and industrial design
> restrictions!
> ____________________________________________________________________________
> Public GPG/PGP key: F94CFE23 (4096 bit RSA)
> Key fingerprint:    59C6 9DC7 CD4B CF2F A190  E3DE 69C5 977B F94C FE23 

> _______________________________________________
> libreplanet-discuss mailing list

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]