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Harri Pitkänen wrote on 2012-10-14 13:09:
This may be important because we have one download mirror in Finland and of
course people are distributing the software on physical media (CDs etc.). If
we add donation links to the product then the mirror operator and local people
who produce such CDs could be held accountable for unauthorized donation
campaing. The problem is not theoretical, there is a recent real example where
a Kickstarter project had to be cancelled due to a letter from Finnish
National Police Board:

thanks for raising awareness on this!
So, the question to me is: What are the exact rules? Are we, a non-Finnish association, hosting our website outside of Finland, also affected? Do you know the legal framework?

I'd be interested in hearing details, so we can work around it, or get the required permit. :-)


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