Re: [DNG] GPL version 2 is a bare license. Recind. (Regarding (future) linux Code of Conduct Bannings).

From: observerofaffairs
Date: Mon Sep 17 2018 - 18:38:52 EST

The new code of conduct was just ratified yesterday. No one has yet been ejected.

It posits that anyone who speaks disrespectfully to (women, various others, the standard list) etc etc will be barred from contributing to the linux kernel.

I am an attorney and I am writing to inform those who will be ejected that they do have remedies.

One is rescission of the license they granted regarding their code, and then a lawsuit under copyright if/when the rescission is ignored.
The others are breach of contract, libel, false light, etc.

The Code of Conduct is a direct assault on the good men who have laboured for free for years to raise linux. This is their "thank you". They are being treated like slaves (a common occurrence). That which they created is being taken from them.

They were promised a meritocracy, a position therein based solely on the quality of their work, they are now receiving speech-controls and other violations of their civil rights with the ability to list themselves as a Linux Kernel contributor as a blugeon.

On 2018-09-17 22:27, hal wrote:
On September 17, 2018 5:16:21 PM CDT, observerofaffairs@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
:: Regarding those who are ejected from the Linux Kernel Community after

Who was ejected?