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Re: Hypocritical TechBytes ?

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____/ Ender2070 on Tuesday 11 Oct 2011 13:52 : \____

> I'm curious to find out
> 1) Why is the TechBytes audiocast (renamed podcast because of Apple) licensed
> under the creative commons? or another similar license? It's fully protected
> by copyright law....
> 2) Why is creative commons music being relicensed under restrictive copyright
> without the same rights granted by the original author? Was permission
> obtained to do this?
> It would seem hypocritical of Techrights to do this. Especially when they
> vehemently attack others who do this under the guise that they work for
> Microsoft or other such nonsense.

We're not against copyrights. In fact, the FSF is not against copyrights, either.
It even endorsed creative commons a couple of years back. Do your homework, use
facts please. Clue: the GPL is _based upon_ copyright law.

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