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Re: FSDG-compatibility of APSL-2.0

From: Maxime Devos
Subject: Re: FSDG-compatibility of APSL-2.0
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 23:14:29 +0200
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Felix Lechner schreef op vr 17-06-2022 om 13:11 [-0700]:
> > If you are already in California, [...], but if you don't and
> > simply
> > Apple needs to appeal to international
> > law enforcement or your country in particular, whichever is easier.
> I generally think of license violations as civil matters. With some
> small exceptions, law enforcement focuses on criminal cases.

I thought that copyright violations were a criminal matter in the US,
but after some cursory searching, it appears to be more complicated. 
Apparently there's both a civil part and a criminal part, where
apparently the criminal part is for some cases of willful copyright

> As a resident of Northern California, I personally like the local
> legal environment. You would have to talk to a lawyer to see if the
> Ninth Circuit (copyright claims are Federal) would honor the clause
> about ignoring the UN Convention after considering the relative
> strength of the parties, as a matter of sound public policy.

I don't know California but sounds nice.  Also I guess I'd need to do
the same to see if $local_country would do such a thing too.

> Perhaps the weighing of those factors played a role in why Apple's
> attempt to stipulate a venue did not render the license unfree.

Maybe, yes, I dunno.


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