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Software license tied to human rights

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 Software license tied to human rights2002-12-02 02:42
by Flemming Funch

CNET reports on a software license created by Hacktivismo, which includes clauses to "promote fundamental human rights of end-users". It forbids that the software is used for anything that violates the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and additionally, the monitoring of individuals, filtering of free expression, and more. If we do need restrictive licenses all, this would certainly be a fruitful approach. Way to go!

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