For Approval: Open Source Hardware License

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Fri Jul 6 02:55:39 UTC 2007

Rod Dixon, J.D., LL.M. wrote:
> I have not rechecked the final version of GPLv.3 yet, but a copyright
> license cannot create copyright subject matter in contravention of the
> statute.

I know, and GPLv3 isn't trying to.  It is just saying that existing
statutory rights similar to copyright will be covered by the term
Copyright in GPLv3.

Matt Flaschen

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