FOSS and copyright profiteering

The Linux Kernel Community has just issued this Enforcement Statement and FAQ in response to trolling for profits by, in particular, one Patrick McHardy:  http://kroah.com/log/blog/2017/10/16/linux-kernel-community-enforcement-statement/  and http://kroah.com/log/blog/2017/10/16/linux-kernel-community-enforcement-statement-faq/

Interesting new initiative to save and protect FOSS

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Wow. This is a tough one.

At base, I am with Apple and protecting consumers’ rights to privacy.  That said, where does personal privacy end/overlap with national and personal security?  I expect that we will be grappling with this question as a nation and a society for a long time.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-wants-apple-to-help-unlock-iphone-used-by-san-bernardino-shooter/2016/02/16/69b903ee-d4d9-11e5-9823-02b905009f99_story.html?wpmm=1&wpisrc=nl_tech