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Author: Grazcoin
To: libbitcoin
Subject: Re: [Libbitcoin] License - what about a truly free license (humble and extremely important enquiry for the project)
I am also 100% behind AGPL for libbitcoin.
That's the way to keep freedom.

On 2014-05-13 17:52, Peter Todd wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 04:33:50PM +0200, mlmikael wrote:
> I gotta catch a flight, so I'll keep this short.
> For Bitcoin and other security related software a key issue is that
> source code *must* be available to the user in all circumstances so that
> they can be sure the code has not been backdoored or otherwise
> compromised. Very strongly opensource licenses, such as the Affero GPL,
> provide that guarantee in ways that lesser and *less* free, licenses do
> not. Remember that when we talk about freedom, we're talking about the
> user's freedom to use, modify, and inspect the software that keeps their
> Bitcoins safe and protects their privacy, not the freedom of people who
> want to restrict that right.
> Thus I strongly support distributing LibBitcoin under the maximally free
> license possible, the Affero GPL.
> Now we should be pragmatic about this, and give users some guidance
> about how to comply with the Affero GPL license requirements, but that
> is a separate discussion.
>> Dear Amir and list,
>> Originating from the conversation on Bignums, I went through the
>> conditions of LibBitcoin's license.
>> LibBitcoin's present license is the GNU Affero General Public
>> License version 3, found at
>> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.html . It states that
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