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Why Free Software Matters (2004)

http://www.osnews.com

Sean Cohen's piece on ownership of software and vendor lock-in and other important things.

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Have Microsoft EULAs Just Been Declared Invalid in the United Kingdom?

http://techrights.org

Microsoft's software licences may lack a legal basis and Apple is tickled for breaking the law as a sacred, secret and specially-blessed hypePhone gets out of Apple's hands again

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Reader’s Article: Google’s Chrome EULA Disappoints

http://boycottnovell.com

Thoughts about Chrome from a legal perspective .

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The Difference Between EULAs and Open Source Licenses

http://www.osnews.com

In France, the GPL has scored yet another major win in court. What makes this infringements case special is that it was filed not by the developers of the infringed-upon code, but by users, demonstrating that they, too, can successfully enforce the GPL.

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Fight the Canadian DMCA!

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

On Wednesday, Industry Minister Jim Prentice introduced a bill that BoingBoing's Cory Doctorow described as making it "flatly illegal to break any kind of digital lock, or to violate terms in one of those absurd end-user license agreements that make you promise to agree to let the record industry kick your teeth in and drink all your beer, just for the dubious privilege of paying for a song at iTu

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MSN Music Debacle Highlights EULA Dangers

http://www.eff.org

"When Microsoft announced that it will no longer support former MSN Music customers who want to play their DRM disabled music on new computers, DRM-hating consumer advocates justifiably cried out, “I told you so!” But this debacle is not just another example of the dangers of DRM: its also a reminder of the danger of overreaching end user license agreements, or EULAs..."

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