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[Discuss] Govt Source Code Policy

On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 4:52 PM, Rich Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:

> On 3/25/2016 3:33 PM, Greg Rundlett (freephile) wrote:
> > If the government actually goes through with 'open sourcing' their work,
> > it's actually a giant corporate handout because companies will have
> greater
> > access to publicly funded works that they can then incorporate into
> > proprietary works.
> Public works are, by definition, for the whole public. This includes
> corporations as much as it does you and me. Denying equal access to
> public works by restricting how the works can be used is unconstitutional.


I am saying that a Free Software license would provide greater access to
public works.  I said nothing about denying access. Instead, I point out
that when public works can be turned into proprietary works that THEN we
the people would be denied free access.

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