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From Joe Brockmeier <...@zonker.net>
Subject Re: Government License
Date Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:47:43 GMT
On 06/30/2014 09:40 AM, McGovern, James wrote:
> Has anyone ever explored creation of a license model that forbids the
> Federal Government in using its software? For example, you may want to
> create a new encryption algorithm but for whatever reasons, don’t want
> the NSA to have access to it.

If so, it's automatically not compliant with the Open Source Definition:

5. No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups
6. No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor

(See: http://opensource.org/osd-annotated)

Best,

jzb
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Joe Brockmeier
jzb@zonker.net
Twitter: @jzb
http://www.dissociatedpress.net/

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