Stance on copyFARleft licenses?

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I read this article recently <https://lipu.dgold.eu/original-sin> & I’m
curious if any of these copyFARleft licenses have a place. They don’t
qualify under FSF or OSI as “free” software, but that definition has
always been muddy & required a lot of explanation. There’s always reason
to question how things are done & some guidance would help me understand
the ramifications of choosing such a license–where generally they are
free for laborers & collectives, but not for those seeking profit
specifically. Whose freedoms are we aiming for? And if there isn’t a
right/wrong answer, should we see something like the License Zero
options like Parity <https://paritylicense.com> & Prosperity
<https://prosperitylicense.com> listed even if they are not

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I've written briefly on the subject of ethical source, a branch of
copyfarleft, here:


I can elaborate more on the specific licenses as well.

First, to some extent, these might be considered crayon licenses, so all
of those arguments apply.

Regarding the parity license: the mainstream approach to copyleft with
respect to how the copyleft clauses are triggered depend to some extent
on the exact nature of copyright law; if they could be stronger then I
suppose they would be. There are constraints with respect to
"distribution" and other such invocations in the law that copyleft
licenses tend to be modeled around. I would wish to see an IP lawyer
weigh in on this approach, I suspect it does not really work (and is
probably not a meaningful improvement over mainstream copyleft in any

Regarding the Prosperity license, see the following:


General commercial use is an important feature of free software, not a
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