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[Discuss] Govt Source Code Policy

On 4/7/2016 11:23 AM, Mike Small wrote:
> I haven't understood the thread, not seeing how it is that the U.S.
> government now can hold copyright on its works and thus it be
> possible for them to use the GPL.

Because it's not about the government per se. It's about software funded
by government money. For example, MIT LNS is funded by Department of
Energy grants but programs written by scientists here are not owned by
the DoE; they are owned by the scientists who write them.

Rich P.

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