Interpret, decipher, construe.
Bricklin and Frankston did not patent their invention, which some could construe as being an ethical decision in itself.
To do so would be undiplomatic towards China, although Mr Rudd's critics presumably wouldn't construe this as subservience.
Any attempt within Taiwan or by mainland China to construe it as such would be artificial and could have disastrous consequences for the.
It's just that many of them construe the concept differently.
For me, the work of the church and the gospel of Christ is supremely more important than anything I might construe as my rights.