Freedom Issue #2707
[intel-mkl] has nonfree Intel Simplified Software License
Package: community/intel-mkl 2020.1.217-1
According to , Intel® Math Kernel Library is under ISSL , that states the following:
Use and Redistribution. You may use and redistribute the software (the
"Software"), without modification, provided the following conditions are met:
- No reverse engineering, decompilation, or disassembly of this Software is
This license does not give at least freedom 1 and 3  to the users, so can be classified as nonfree and blacklisted in FSDG compliant distros.
- https://software.intel.com/content/www/us/en/develop/articles/end-user-license-agreement.html#collapseCollapsible1605300412949 indeed prohibit decompilation
- The PKGBUILD (https://github.com/archlinux/svntogit-community/blob/packages/intel-mkl/trunk/PKGBUILD) only ships binary files without doing any compilation
We could safely blacklist it.