[pp.int.general] Fwd: <nettime> Richard Stallman: How the Swedish Pirate Party Platform Backfires on Free Software

Christian Hufgard pp at christian-hufgard.de
Wed Jul 29 09:23:09 CEST 2009

Felipe Sanches wrote:
> I like the escrow proposal.
> But, the Bern Convention requires that the copyrights are granted
> without the need of formaly registering the work. So, that makes me
> think that requiring deposit of source code in order to copyright it
> would be incompatible with the Bern Convention.
> Almost all countries in the world have signed this convention.

And you furthermore have the problem that you had to force any software
company to deliver any release and any patch...


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