[OSGeo-Discuss] Software Copyright ownership

Luis W. Sevilla cresques at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 10:40:12 PST 2009

    one thing must be taken in account, IMHO. If I'm not wrong OSGeo is 
an USA foundation (is registered in the States, and must follow his 
laws, of course. As USA maintains a commercial embargo to Cuba [1], it 
seems there are a lot of things in technology fields restricted to 
American companies (and also foundations).

    If OSGeo will not became a more global (not so USA laws conditioned) 
institution, it doesn't seem so good the idea of giving all and every 
copyrights to the foundation.

    My two cents

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_embargo_against_Cuba

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