[CentOS] RHEL on The Pirate Bay, Mininova, etc

Sun Mar 23 08:26:01 UTC 2008
Daniel de Kok <me at danieldk.org>

On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 1:15 AM, Matt Shields <mattboston at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 7:09 PM, Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >  The usual idea is that because its "Free" Software you can't restrict
>  >  it in anyway... and that the 'Freedom' trumps any other license or
>  >  agreement. And I will bet that if you have enough money, there will be
>  >  lawyers who will come up with ways to argue that is a valid
>  >  interpretation.. and will argue it over and over again as long as you
>  >  have money.
>  I find it funny how people love to complain because companies like
>  RedHat and SuSE/Novell have found a way to make a business out of a
>  free product.  There is nothing forcing you to use their distro.

That's fine. But I think no one here has problems with that. I think
the discussion
is rather how it is played by the rules of the GPL. That's a good and
fair question.

-- Daniel