Re: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3

From: Bron Gondwana
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 20:48:26 EST

On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 10:14:21AM -0400, Robin Getz wrote:
> - gambling devices - which must have their software certified by various
> government agencies - to make sure that the odds are known, and there are no
> backdoors, and consumers don't get screwed - the manufacture can not allow
> non-certified software to be loaded on it. If these are in a hotel - where
> various people live - is that considered "incorporation into a dwelling"?
> Not wanting to start a debate about the morality of being involved in the
> gambling industry - (if the statically challenged are giving the government
> money to keep my taxes down, I am mostly OK with it) - but I'm not "happy"
> thinking that someone can ledgistate restrictions on embedded OS choice, just
> because it must be verified by a third party.

Why not go really controversial and dive straight in with "voting
machines". There's a whole 'nother can of worms.

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