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When people sign up, tell them how the act of uploading is interpreted #251
When people sign up for a PAUSE account, we should have a statement in there along the lines of
We should try and keep it concise (greater likelihood of people reading it), but we might consider including something along the lines of:
Has this been an issue in the past? Has some author requested that their distribution not be mirrored to (for example) Libya, North Korea or Syria?
I don't know if there are specific anti-sanction laws in some jurisdictions that would prohibit open source works from being sent to specific nations, or even if there are any mirrors in countries people are concerned about (although new mirrors could always appear in the future, I suppose).