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[Savannah-register-public] [task #12339] Postmaterialist-AGPL3 ?

From: Bernhard Fastenrath
Subject: [Savannah-register-public] [task #12339] Postmaterialist-AGPL3 ?
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 14:30:51 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #3, task #12339 (project administration):

I would add for consideration:

In a perfect world freedom 0 would be founded on a, which does not exist.

The fundamental principles ignore the digital divide and making people with
internet access more wealthy may have the opposite
effect on the people on the other side (depending on the investment philosophy
of the people who became more wealthy).
Consequently there is software with a high potential for revenue that does
reduce the global availability of freedom 0,
unless we can guarantee that continually more and more people are educated to
make use of the software and given access to the internet.

Even in this latter case one could argue that there are cultures who prefer
not to become internet entrepreneurs and creating 
economic pressure on these cultures to become internet entrepreneurs could be
seen as cultural imperialism (by the internet community, which often exhibits
a profound lack of culture), even if we would agree that their descendants are
generally bound to change their mind.

This consideration cannot in general be expected from programmers who develop
software for other programmers, at least unless their moral education improves
significantly, thus offering a licensing option that makes this point may seem


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