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[Discuss] Govt Source Code Policy

On 4/2/2016 10:20 PM, Matthew Gillen wrote:
> That would satisfy the anti-tivoization and be within the limits of the
> GPLv3, while still causing a problem for the FBI in this particular
> instance.

Incorrect on both counts. Part 6 prohibits restrictions on consumer
devices that prevent or interfere with the continued operation of
modified software. Automatically wiping or factory resetting the device
definitely constitutes interference.

Part 3 requires that circumvention of DRM around covered works be
permitted. Even if you could find a way around the terms of Part 6 you
could not prevent a user from circumventing your auto-wipe DRM.

Rich P.

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