There's nothing like an official letter from the U.S. Department of Commerce's munitions control office to make you choke on your morning coffee. At least that was my response upon receiving such a notice.

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Created by FFlover 8 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 42 weeks ago
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8 years 42 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago


Lock-in hate-crimes!

US Big Business, in its US Government guise, conducts itself in the almost identical fashion to monopolies like Microsoft: "either you're part of us, or you're dog-meat!".

Yesterday, I went to the Fedora site, intending to download the Fedora distro, only to be completely put off by a US Government EULA demanding;

"and may not be exported or re-exported to certain countries (currently Cuba, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria)"


Naturally, I couldn't agree to anything of the sort and didn't download it.

None of these countries have ever posed any sort of threat to the US, yet they get treated in exactly the same fashion that M$ treats Free Software: lies, threats, violence and extinction!