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Size does matter: cloud providers generate new trend on the logging market

https://andrea.blogs.balabit.com

BalaBit IT Security – also known as the “syslog-ng company”, based on their trusted logging solution,used by 650 000 corporate customers world-wide – forecasts a new trend on the logging market, driven by cloud providers. According to BalaBit, within the next few years not only compliance would drive the logging investments, but the exponential increase of cloud services and providers.

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Samba's Jeremy Allison on GPL compliance: "It's not that hard to obey the license."

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In the most recent episode of the Software Freedom Law Show--released early for holiday travelers--Jeremy Allison talks about his resignation from Novell, the first time he discovered a GPL violation at Samba, and why complying with the license is pretty easy. "What I keep trying to get over, get across to people, especially corporate legal types, is 'We want you to use our stuff.

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FOSS License Compliance for Companies

http://lwn.net

Armijn Hemel (gpl-violtions.org, Loohuis Consulting) and Shane Coughlan (Opendawn, FSFE) complete a trilogy of articles examining FOSS licensing issues and best practice on LWN.net with an outline of FOSS license compliance for companies.

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FOSS compliance engineering in the embedded industry

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LWN has just published an article that examines the field of compliance engineering. It explores the tools and skills required to undertake due diligence activities related to licensing and binary code in the embedded industry. It is based on the GPL Compliance Engineering Guide, which in turn is based on the experience of engineers contributing to the gpl-violations.org project.

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FOSS license compliance in the consumer electronics market

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Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) license compliance is a contentious topic. There are different perspectives about when and how license terms apply, about which licenses can be used together, and about how potential issues should be resolved. Veteran gpl-violations.org and FSFE contributors Armijn Hemel and Shane Coughlan examine the situation and what can be done to improve matters.

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GPL Compliance Engineering Guide Released

http://www.loohuis-consulting.nl

This guide presents a practical guide to ensuring GPL-compliant code, especially in embedded devices.

"Today Loohuis Consulting (LoCo) has released the first version of its comprehensive GPL Compliance Engineering Guide. LoCo is one of few companies in the world that offers commercial GPL license compliance engineering services.

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FSF Compliance Lab online meeting addresses license questions

http://www.linux.com

The Free Software Foundation's (FSF) Free Software Licensing and Compliance Lab held a public question and answer session in an IRC meeting last night. The meeting was conducted by Brett Smith, the licensing compliance engineer at the FSF.

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Monsoon Multimedia to Comply with GNU General Public License

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Monsoon Multimedia today announced efforts to fully comply with the GNU General Public License (GPL). Monsoon is in settlement negotiations with BusyBox to resolve the matter and intends to fully comply with all open-source software license requirements.

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