|Sept 3, 2003||Free Software Licensing in Context||GPL: Preamble|
The first few lines of the GPL:
The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the GNU General Public License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure the software is free for all its users.
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