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Is The New GPL a Target?

http://www.linuxtoday.com

Does anyone else wonder why Microsoft was in such an awful hurry to line up partnership deals with Linux vendors before the final release of GPL 3? They surely must have known that the patent promise aspect of these deals were going to be rendered moot if Linux were licensed under GPL 3.

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GPLv3 license marks GNU's decline

http://www.thejemreport.com

I've no doubt that this is the beginning of the end for GNU, and it will prove the strength of the larger free software world. The Free Software Foundation has dumped a load of restrictions on us with GPLv3 and told us that restrictions lead to freedom and that it is good for us. That's a little too Bush administration-like for me.

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Free Software's Anti-Steve

http://www.forbes.com

We now know what happens when big hairy software coders work with big hairy lawyers. The result, understandably, is anything but slick. Meet GPLv3, the free software movement's latest legal tool to keep their code from being fenced in.
---Read on an empty stomach

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GPLv3 arrives, but nobody seems to care

http://www.linux-watch.com

Tell me, is anyone of significance -- besides the Samba Group for its CIFS (Common Internet File System) Windows-compatible file and print server program, and the license's creators, the FSF (Free Software Foundation) -- going to adopt the GPLv3 (GNU General Public License Version 3)?

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FSF - FSF releases the GNU General Public License, version 3

http://www.fsf.org

The FSF's official announcement of GPLv3's release.

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Over 5,500 Projects Slated to Adopt GPL 3

http://www.internetnews.com

The official final release of the GPL is still a day away, but it's possible that over 5,500 projects could be migrating to it in very quickly.
Software vendor Palamida, which develops an application that is used to identify licenses and potential licensing issues, estimates that at least 5,509 projects have indicated an intention to move to GPL version 3.

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GPL v3, the Q&A

http://tieguy.org

Q: So why are we here?
A: At the end of this week, after 16 years, the Free Software Foundation should bless version three of the GNU General Public License, the sequel to what is arguably the most widely used and most impactful copyright license ever.1

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FSF - GNU GPLv3 Launch

http://www.fsf.org

On Friday, June 29, at 12 noon (EDT), the Free Software Foundation will officially release the GNU GPL version 3. Please, join us in celebration as we bring to a close eighteen months of public outreach and comment in revision of the world's most popular free software license.

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GPLv3 due on Friday 29th

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

After a year and a half, GPLv3 is finally due this Friday, June 29th. Starting with the January 2006 launch, our focus in FSFE has on raising awareness and informing the free software community. Making transcripts of the January 16th launch and RMS's first GPLv3 presentations...and getting them on Slashdot was a good start.

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Red Hat CEO says he talked patents with Microsoft - washingtonpost.com

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Red Hat's CEO, Matthew Szulik, has confirmed that Red Hat has held negotiations with Microsoft about exclusive patent deals. He refused to say whether they were still negotiating.

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Digium will probably stick with GPLv2 for Asterisk

http://www.internetnews.com

Digium will probably not switch from GPLv2 to GPLv3. They are concerned about the patent ramifications, and say they want to stick with what's known.

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Schwartz Extends Olive Branch to Linux

http://www.serverwatch.com

"It all started last Tuesday, when yet another debate on the merits of applying the upcoming General Public License (GPL) version 3 to the Linux kernel was raised — again — on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML)."

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GPL compliance issues are tearing Joomla! apart

http://www.linux.com

"Joomla! project leader Louis Landry and his colleagues want to protect the project they love. That's why, after two years of allowing proprietary plugins for the open source CMS, the group has decided to ask third-party developers for voluntary compliance with the terms of the GNU General Public License, under which Joomla! is licensed."

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Nine days left for patent deals

http://www.itwire.com.au

"There are exactly nine days left for Microsoft to get other Linux companies to sign up for patent cross-licensing deals. The GPLv3 is set to be published on June 29 and once that is done, any new deal will be subject to the terms which it includes."

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Microsoft Prepares For General Public License Version 3: The End Of The Beginning For Windows?

http://software.seekingalpha.com

"Wednesday night’s Microsoft (MSFT) press release about open source software [OSS] began with one of the most loaded sentences in OSS history: “Today Microsoft Corp. and Linux desktop provider Linspire Inc. announced a broad interoperability, technical collaboration (sic) that also includes intellectual property [IP] assurances.”"

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