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[Discuss] Fwd: Hey FCC, Don't Lock Down Our Wi-Fi Routers | WIRED

"Because I want to make money" is not, last I checked, an acceptable excuse
for violating license terms.  I don't see how that would be different from
selling cracked copies of Windows.
"Because I want to do something cool/good" isn't either, much as I wish it

*Drew Van ZandtArtisan's Asylum Board of DirectorsFirefly Arts Collective
Board of Directors*

On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 11:18 AM, Rich Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:

> On 10/1/2015 11:13 AM, Drew Van Zandt wrote:
>> Wouldn't that just mean you could not legally ship a device with GPLv3
>> software on it in that space, then?  No one is forcing anyone to use GPLv3
>> software.  Not shipping the device complies with both FCC and GPLv3.
> I leave it to the reader to ponder why not shipping a product is
> counterproductive.
> --
> Rich P.
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