Good ol' BSD vs. GPL

Cathal Garvey cathalgarvey at
Mon Jan 19 12:47:44 PST 2015

Very On-topic talk by Bradley Kuhn at this month:

Still mid-way through it, very philosophical and very good background 
from a thoughtful and self-critical GPL advocate on "why GPL", and 
"should the GPL always be the way".

On 18/01/15 21:44, grarpamp wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 5:33 PM, rysiek <rysiek at> wrote:
>> Facebook's use of OpenSSL is hardly private, as if I were to use Facebook I
>> would have to interact with their OpenSSL instance/copy/whatever-you-call-it.
> No you're interacting with TLS, an open IETF standard protocol
> that cryptographically will either secure or not the line connection
> regardless of what's behind it is legit or not. Facebook's public
> use of TLS front by OpenSSL library or any other implementation
> of TLS protocol front is private license wise (while perhaps
> unfortunate bug, market share, or otherwise).

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