Similar in spirit?
Posted Oct 5, 2006 20:35 UTC (Thu) by mrfredsmoothie
In reply to: Similar in spirit?
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They take the operating system which includes my work, and sell it back to me , unchanged by them except wrapped in DRM inside their wireless router, and I want to alter the kernel or the configuration of said to block my teenage child's access to porn sites.
Now, it may not be "illegitmate" or illegal, but it violates the spirit of the license of my work which they're using, without compensating me in the only way I cared about: ability to run modified code. You may not consider that to be a problem; I certainly do and I suspect many others do too.
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