Re: [PROPOSAL] Open Source certification

From: Lynn Winebarger <owinebar(at)se232(dot)math(dot)indiana(dot)edu>
To: Will Lowe <harpo(at)UDel(dot)Edu>
Cc: bruce(at)perens(dot)com, spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] Open Source certification
Date: 1999-04-10 21:55:11
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On Sat, 10 Apr 1999, Will Lowe wrote:

> 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.


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