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Proposal: "Crippleware" and society's essential freedoms

During Kuhn's talk on LibrePlanet 2016, in the beginning of the talk, I could briefly listen to him talking about a case of dual licensing, where the "community"/"open source" edition of a software is under a free software license, and the "premium"/"commercial" edition may be under a non-free software license. So, I was thinking on this case, and here I'm suggesting for us to require a project, to be approved here, to meet at least one of these situations:

  • The "premium"/"commercial" edition is also proven to be free software.
  • The "community"/"open source" edition is proven to be as better as the counterpart, or even better.

If this proposal is accepted, we need to solve the associated problems in the following entries (either by simply disapproving them, or by contacting them, or both):

--Adfeno (talk) 16:32, 15 May 2016 (EDT)

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