[Mageia-dev] fatback - can we distribute it?

Johnny A. Solbu cooker at solbu.net
Fri Mar 2 07:17:53 CET 2012

On Friday 02 March 2012 06:52, Charles A Edwards wrote:
> Did you look at COPYING?

I did, yes.

> As a header above the GPLv2 license:

And in the AUTHORS file it is written that the rest of the program is written by Nicholas Harbour of the DoD (Department of Defence) Computer Forensics Lab. E.G. the US Government. 
Meaning, it is copyrighted by the US government. But there is no copyright /protection/ on the software, because it is the US government which holds the copyrights.

Johnny A. Solbu
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