[opensource-dev] Quiet amendments of TPV (again)

Tateru Nino tateru.nino at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 06:59:56 PDT 2010


Interesting changes, worthy of some thoughtful consideration. Have to
run this one back past the lawyers and see what they say.

On 20/04/2010 11:45 PM, Boy Lane wrote:
> As this did not make it into the mailing list yet but is rather important,
> LL changed the TPV policy again, quiet, in the background.
>
> I don't know how this affects the legal validity of that document 
> people agreed by clickwrapping since the new ToS popup, I just
> want to make you aware of that.
>
> Robin ran a diff and the actual changes can be found here:
> http://pastebin.com/Yd1j1EdE
>
> Major changes as I see them, the terms "...you develop and distribute"
> are gone, and one new paragraph was introduced. 
> "Nothing in this Policy is intended to modify the terms of the GPL."
>
> Someone in LL seems to have woken up, but damage is done
> nevertheless.
>
> Boy
>
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