> But aren't the people who form the board of such an organization then > liable for the damages of such a legal suit? > > Obviously, the problem is with the export restrictions and the patents > themselves, but I don't know how to fight those. >
In a courtroom of course. This is one of the reasons we should be reaching out to other organizations that share some of our interests (like Ralph Nader's Consumer Project on Technology) and have lawyers affiliated with them.