Use vs distribution
Posted Oct 5, 2006 12:35 UTC (Thu) by mingo
In reply to: Use vs distribution
Parent article: Similar in spirit?
Nothing prevents a hardware manufacturer from using software under GPLv3 internally. It's only when third parties are involved that the "anti-DRM" provisions come into effect.
[sarcasm] The anti-DRM provisions come into effect "only" when third parties are involved, for example third parties to whom the hardware manufacturer wants to distribute its products to: like paying customers. Nah, never mind, lets ignore this minor special-case, you are right, why should it matter to anyone! [/sarcasm]
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