Embargoing certain countries, but still being open source

jonathon jonathon.blake at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 17:18:01 UTC 2009

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 06:54, Anton Lauridsen wrote:

> Does such a license already exist? if not, would it still be considered open source?

About the only thing that has  a hope of passing muster as an open
source license, would be one that states that statute law prohibits
its usage  if one is a national of a sovereign country, or exporting
it to a sovereign country,  if that country is on a  list of
"embargoed countries" by  a sovereign nation that claims to own the
individual, and the document also lists the countries that maintain
such lists, and the countries that are on those lists, along with a
reference to the statute law in question.


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