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SubjectRe: GPL only modules [was Re: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19]

On Dec 14 2006 08:46, Ben Collins wrote:
>I have to agree with your your whole statement. The gradual changes to
>lock down kernel modules to a particular license(s) tends to mirror the
>slow lock down of content (music/movies) that people complain about so
>loudly. It's basically becoming DRM for code.
>I don't think anyone ever expected technical mechanisms to be developed
>to enforce the GPL. It's sort of counter intuitive to why the GPL
>exists, which is to free the code.

"""To protect your rights, we need to make restrictions that forbid
anyone to deny you these rights"""

>Let the licenses and lawyers fight to protect the code. The code doesn't
>need to do that itself. It's got better things to do.

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