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Does the FSF have teeth vs. Microsoft?

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I'll predict that there will be few large vendors (with deep pockets) rushing to generously support the FSF/SFLC in this battle versus Microsoft.

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GPLv3 Myth #4: GPLv3 undercuts the Microsoft/Novell deal

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In part 4 of a 5 part series on the new version of the most commonly used free/open source license, today we take a look at one of the reasons it took so long to create–the Microsoft/Novell patent deal.

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GPLv3 adoption is up 14% week-over-week

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California-based IP gurus Palamida emailed me this week with some intriguing GPLv3 information that I thought I’d share with everyone this morning. Apparently all the GPLv3 haters can go to lunch, because the little license that could is seeing adoption rates of approximately 14% week-over-week.

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GPLv3: past the 5K mark, and going strong

http://gpl3.blogspot.com

I still continue to find articles on the internet downplaying the seemingly normal and sweeping adoption and acceptance of the GPLv3 license. This should point out a few things that indicate that GPLv3 is "here to stay".

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GPLv3 crosses the 50 percent threshhold

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This just in from Palamida: roughly 50 percent of active projects licensed under the GPL are now GPLv3. In just one month. That's huge.

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Mozilla's Lawyer Isn't a GPLv3 Fan

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The GPL version 3 has been out for six weeks, and the debate about whether to adopt it remains heated.

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CEO Hovsepian Says Novell Will Ship GPLv3 Code, Even If Microsoft Is Paying For It

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"Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian says it is in his interest to give customers GPLv3 code when they are seeking updates, even if the customer was paying for Novell support through Microsoft certificates."

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Linux kernel maintainer allays fears about forking

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Making separate but critical points about the path of the Linux kernel, the maintainer of the kernel on Monday stressed there is no need to worry about forking and not to expect a move to the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 3

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Lawyer: Microsoft can evade GPL 3

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Microsoft should be able to extricate itself from the implications of the new GPL 3, according to a leading Australian intellectual property lawyer.

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GPLv3 picks up traction

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"For all that a great deal of attention was given to the arrival of the GPLv3 (Gnu General Public License, version 3), few software developers announced plans to move their programs to this new license. Now, open-source programmers are beginning to give the new license a try."

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One Month On, GPLv3 Adoption Going Very Smoothly

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I recently read the discussion on the GCC development mailing list related to GCC's transition to GPLv3. Despite generating 172 emails, the transition was quite smooth actually.

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Free Software Licensing, Part 1: Third Time's the Charm?

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"Many open source projects have been licensed under GPLv2, and while the open source world at large is on-board with free software and the ideal of free distribution, it is less concerned with the FSF's social movement to provide software freedom to all users. Consequently, most new features of GPLv3 address issues geared first toward protecting the rights of end users."

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Free Software Licensing, Part 2: Beyond GPL

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In practical terms, developers use GPL v2 and GPL v3 if they want their software to be free and open and to remain free and open no matter how the code is used downstream. It can get more complicated than this, of course, especially since the copyright holder of GPL v2-licensed code, for example, can sell it and even use it in closed-source

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Open source licensing: the right (or wrong) tool for the job

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The big news for today is definitely open source licensing, with SugarCRM going GPLv3, the OSI approving SocialText’s Common Public Attribution License, BMC selecting the BSD license for its open source projects, and the newly re-named xTuple introducing yet another license.

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User pressure leads SugarCRM to adopt GPLv3

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SugarCRM is to adopt Version 3 of the GNU general public license (GPLv3) for the next release of its open source CRM software after coming under pressure from its user community to move away from its own Sugar Public License.

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