[UPHPU] open source software and freedom (was: Zend Studio)

Wade Preston Shearer lists at wadeshearer.com
Mon Jun 6 14:15:50 MDT 2005


> A contract like that would not be honored in court because you  
> can't sign your natural rights away. Typically all the wording in a  
> contract relates to money, and money is impossible to get from  
> someone who doesn't have any, you can't incarcerate them and put  
> them to work, even if it's written in the contract that you can. If  
> the house falls down on you while you're sleeping and ruins your  
> legs or something, you have the right to sue, even if there was a  
> specific section in the contract that said "if the house falls down  
> on you and causes any injury, you are not entitled to sue".
>
> I think natural rights is what was meant by the guy who mentioned  
> "deserved rights". Everybody has natural rights, unless you're in  
> the military and the government owns you.

Alright, so my attempt at an example didn't exactly work. :) Let's  
use the Coco-Cola and their recipe example instead.
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