Reply to post: @Charles 9 - Re: Please drop your license. You have 20 lawsuits to comply.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS arrives today complete with forbidden ZFS

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@Charles 9 - Re: Please drop your license. You have 20 lawsuits to comply.

Like many others on this forum you're missing a small but important point and this fuels all the flames and rage here. The non-free binary graphic drivers are OK to use but no Linux distro is allowed to distribute them, the end-user has to click a link and get them installed. This is it, the (deliberate) confusion between the right to use ZFS which nobody denies and the right to distribute it together with other Linux binaries. As long as ZFS is not being distributed, GPL has no effect because this type of license is intended not to control but to protect the end-user against the developers and distributors with a vested interest.

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