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[–] lemon11 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

"This judge's order, stopping us from simply giving things away, was only an authorization that we could sell it, that we could mail it, that we could email it, that we could provide it by secure transfer. I will be doing all of those things, now," announced Wilson.

"A lot of this to me was about principle," he continued. "For many years, I just chose not to sell these files, because I'm an open-source activist. I believed in demonstrating that there was a right to commit this information to the public domain."

Yeah, I had thought the data was already available.

This post quotes the ruling as saying it's an export issue. Like the cryptography bullshit of a previous era, it's a technicality which attempts to prevent information from exiting borders.

Which is supremely ironic, because the left is fond of claiming to hate borders. But we all know they'll use any powers justified by any laws to achieve any means of destroying lives and rights, like self-defense, property, or assembly.