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Launchpad's License Will Be AGPLv3

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

"Last week, I asked Karl Fogel, Canonical's newly hired Launchpad Ombudsman, if Launchpad will use the AGPLv3. His eyes said “yes” but his words were something like: "Canonical hasn't announced the license choice yet".

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DebGems announced as Proprietary Platform: Why the GNU Affero GPL is Freedom for Network Services

http://blog.phusion.nl

"...copyleft is a tool designed to spread freedom in software, at any cost. The FSF, which wrote the GNU and Affero licenses, has the goal to make all software free as in freedom. Companies are ‘free’ to join the revolution, or to look somewhere else for their needs.

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Free software vs. software-as-a-service: Is the GPL too weak for the Web?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

"Preserving software freedom in the era of Web applications -- You’ve read the GPL’s preamble, you can name the Four Freedoms, and you do your best to keep proprietary bits off our computers. But what’s the future of free software in the era of Flickr, Google Apps, and Facebook? ..."

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RMS in Taiwan & Freedom for Network Services

http://www.ittechblog.org

Google should adopt AGPL and embrace Freedom for Network Services...

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Google blocking AGPL in Google Code

http://www.funambol.com

"I received an email this morning from a friend who is planning to put his open source project in Google Code, the open source repository hosted by Google..."

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GNU Affero General Public License

http://www.fsf.org

"The GNU Affero General Public License is a free, copyleft license for software and other kinds of works, specifically designed to ensure cooperation with the community in the case of network server software...

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