[Ambassadors] what can I do in Iran?

Kamin Horvath mohaas05 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 03:35:11 UTC 2009

Of course if Fedora is indeed barred from distribution on your area,  
you could always work with a Fedora based distribution that isn't  
subject to US law. However of course that would mean support would be  
more limited. Hopefully we'll be able to resolve this easily.

Kamin Horvath
Fedora Ambassadors USA

On Feb 18, 2009, at 5:48 PM, Mostafa Daneshvar <mostafa.daneshvar at gmail.com 
 > wrote:

> On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 17:25 -0500, David Nalley wrote:
>> 2009/2/18 Mostafa Daneshvar <mostafa.daneshvar at gmail.com>:
>>> Hello;
>>> I newly joined this group. I am From Iran. I think my case is very
>>> special because I'm from an embargoed destination (Iran). Regarding
>>> these restrictions, could you tell me what kind of tasks can I do?
>>> I have some plans for Fedora in Iran. I'm waiting for your helps and
>>> comments.
>>> Mostafa Daneshvar
>>> http://mostafadaneshvar.com
>> Hi Mostafa,
>> I have actually been pondering that over the past few days - after
>> seeing your blog post and the join notification from Joerg.
>> It strikes me that, regardless of our personal opinions on the matter
>> that this is a situation that honestly we need some guidance from
>> someone qualified to tell us what we can help you do. Please note  
>> that
>> differs rom what you do as an individual, but there may also be
>> implications of you acting on behalf of the Fedora project. For
>> instance, if you burn media that you download and distribute it as a
>> Fedora Ambassador is that Fedora doing the distributing or you as an
>> individual.
>> I said all of that to say I don't know - but we'll find out. We'll
>> ping RH-legal and ask their expert opinions, unfortunately that
>> probably means no immediate answer.
> Thank you David for your comments. I always consider rules and
> regulations governing Fedora. Also I want to do my job as a Fedoran in
> my country.
> Mostafa Daneshvar
> http://mostafadaneshvar.com
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