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Re: Why not to create Fedora-us and Fedora-non-us branches?



Paul Wouters pisze:
> On Tue, 26 May 2009, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> 
>>> Find us a Company in Europe that is not based in the US that is willing
>>> to fund with people and money as much as Red Hat is doing now.
>>>
>>> Oh, Europe won't help much, there are just as many silly laws there as
>>> there are in the US.
> 
> 1) Your packets will still flow through the US anyway. 2) The US claim
> jurisdiction even outside their national borders and
>    reserve the right to prosecute "offenses against American interests"
>    according to US law, irrespective of where they take place.
> 
> In other words, you could be extradited even if the offense would not
> actually be an offense in your country. For example, Dutch people have
> been extradited for selling drugs to US citizens in The Netherlands,
> even though marihuana is legal. (well, "its complicated")

Really? Big Brother is watching ;)

> 
> Also, you could never set foot in the US again without getting arrested,
> and most of us don't think those T-6 countries are worh that.
> 
>> Is there a reason that an interested party (in a locale where such
>> export is legal) couldn't just create a custom spin on their own (and
>> using their own build system) to create a Fedora-T6 spin (or for
>> trademark reasons, rebrand it)? I can see this being a perfectly good
>> premise for setting up a SIG...
> 
> respin what? remove the crypto? Try removing nss, openssl, gnutls and
> kerberos and see what's left of your system. Not much :P
> And who would want it? Surely not the T6 countries :P
> 
> Paul
> 


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