[License-discuss] OSD and Compulsory User Reporting

Johnny A. Solbu johnny at solbu.net
Sat Feb 8 23:07:26 UTC 2020

On Friday 07 February 2020 02:30, Ryan Birmingham wrote:
> Would a license which requires a user to provide information regarding use
> of the software to the author or another party upon request be a compliant
> license?

In my opinion that qualifies as a Nonfree license, as it is a form of registration.
So no, that is not a Free licence by neither the Free Software Foundation of the Open Souce Initiative's definitions.

Johnny A. Solbu
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