1998-10-09 - Re: propose: `cypherpunks license’

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From: Werner Koch <wk@isil.d.shuttle.de>
To: rick@campbellcentral.org
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UTC Datetime: 1998-10-09 08:38:38 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 9 Oct 1998 16:38:38 +0800

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From: Werner Koch <wk@isil.d.shuttle.de>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 1998 16:38:38 +0800
To: rick@campbellcentral.org
Subject: Re: propose: `cypherpunks license'
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Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org> writes:

> This might seem like a paradox: you give people "more freedom", but
> they end up with less.  How can that be?  It has to do with stretching
> the word "freedom" to include the ability to control other people.
> That kind of "freedom" tends to leave other people with less freedom.

   "Die Freiheit des Einzelnen endet dort,
    wo sie die Freiheit der Anderen einschrnkt."
                                      Rosa Luxemburg

   The freedom of an individual ends, as it (the freedom)
   limits the freedom of the others.

[This was one of the former Eastern Germany liberty movements' slogans
 -  and not a communists one]