[OSGeo-Discuss] Software Copyright ownership

Luis W. Sevilla cresques at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 05:29:02 PST 2009

(Sorry if duplicated. it doesn't seem to be arrived first time)

    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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