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An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
But of course, the copyright-holder could sue you for illegally distributing a derived work from your FTP-server.
Those are two entirely distinct questions:
1) Can you legally *use* this software that you legally downloaded from wherever ? Yes you can.
2) Can you legally distribute copies of it, or works that are derived from it, without the permission of the copyright-holder ? No you can not.
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