“5. No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups
The license must not discriminate against any person or group of persons.”
And if the license must not restrict this, the distributor shouldn’t as well! Its free software and not US software!
So, if they argue with US laws I have the feelings that they shouldn’t or cannot provide free software hosting any longer. Maybe they should create a server outside the US?
Or should users from the affected countries use tor or should all developers migrate to alternative free software hosting projects?
But it is nice that they allow the comments to the link above, that’s good:
afsharm on January 25th, 2010
I am an Iranian (an innocent one) and I am not responsible for what ever my government is doing. As nawwark mentioned I’ve sometimes have contributions in SF.NET projects, so why you are denying me from my own works?
It’s against freedom and against FOSS.
Just for the book: I want everybody to access my projects. Beeing a Swiss product (I am Swiss citizend and resident) it’s kind of crazy they are falling under US law now… [...]“