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Re: RFH: GPLv3
> > If A obtains software from the FSF and distributes it to B, who
> > distributes it to C who, in turn, distributes it to D, there is a
> > license between A and the FSF, B and C, C and B, and D and C.
> If it were so and any of them infringes on the license, then all
> downstream users would have their licenses at risk. This situation
> would be akin to sub-licensing. But this is not how the GPL works.
As I said, the purpose (and need!) for those licenses is so that you can
know that what you are getting IS GPl'ed software: each is certifying
to the person they gave it to that there is no other IP involved.