[Foundation-l] Live mirrors

Stephen Bain stephen.bain at gmail.com
Thu May 31 14:22:25 UTC 2007

On 5/31/07, Klaus Graf <klausgraf at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I am not persuaded. WMF is not the creator of the content it has to
> follow the rules of the GNU FDL as a license. There might be good
> reasons to block live mirrors but that doesn't matter if blocking live
> mirrors is something lika a DRM. And the GNU FDL forbidds DRM.

The rules about how copies are distributed only come into play when a
copy is distributed. Blocking hotloaders and scrapers is preventing a
copy from being distributed in the first place.

Stephen Bain
stephen.bain at gmail.com

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