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Re: legal issues (was: Fedora Review)



On Mon, 25 Jul 2005, Jeremy Hogan wrote:

> The real issue is that US copyright is broken and software patents are
> for suckers. So rather than allow people gray area end-arounds to
> using patent of bully infringed code, we should instead advocate for
> things like Ogg, Theora and FLAC. And continue to go way out of our
> way to make sure that people understand the real reasons why RH can't
> ship that stuff, and it's not that they can't afford the royalties on
> MP3 codecs.

"Software patents are for suckers."

There's another good slogan for the list.  Leave it to Slogan Hogan.

--g

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