[License-review] For approval: The Cryptographic Autonomy License (Beta 4)

Josh Berkus josh at berkus.org
Tue Dec 10 17:42:39 UTC 2019

On 12/10/19 6:41 AM, Nigel T wrote:
> *If the original software cannot export all of the data required to meet
> the requirements of 4.2 then all subsequent users of the software are in
> breach of the license.*  *This is a point that you continue to dance
> around. *You are handwaving significant legal and technical burden you
> are placing on users of CAL licensed software because you want to extend
> licensing requirements beyond open *source*into open *data *and
> non-technical users who just use the software out of the box don't
> control that at all. There are no exceptions for non-compliance of the
> original code in this license so it's *a compliance nightmare**for every
> downstream user whether they change the code or not*.

So what would a reasonable requirement to provide required user data
look like?  You've clearly already devoted some thought to this topic.

Josh Berkus

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