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GPL upheld in Berlin case

A manufacturer of DSL routers has lost a case against a maker of web-filtering software in a Berlin court. The case revolved around the GNU General Public Licence.

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Free Software Foundation Files Suit Against Cisco For GPL Violations

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced that it has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Cisco. The FSF's complaint alleges that in the course of distributing various products under the Linksys brand Cisco has violated the licenses of many programs on which the FSF holds copyright, including GCC, binutils, and the GNU C Library.

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Novell Responds to SCO's 2nd Extension Request: Please Make it the Last, Yr. Honor

Novell has filed its Response to Debtors' Second Motion to Extend Exclusivity [PDF], and you could sum up its message to the court like this: Enough already, but if you do grant another extension, please let it be the last. SCO's position is that it can't file a plan until Utah reaches a decision on how much SCO owes Novell. Oh really?

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BusyBox Developers Agree To End GPL Lawsuit Against Verizon

The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) today announced that agreements have been reached to dismiss the GPL enforcement lawsuit filed by SFLC against Verizon Communications Inc. on behalf of two principal developers of BusyBox. Verizon distributes BusyBox to its FiOS customers in devices that are provided to Verizon by Actiontec Electronics, Inc.

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Korean Professor Wins Patent Lawsuit Against Microsoft

A Seoul court ruled that the world's largest software giant Microsoft illegally used patent-covered software technology developed by a Korean professor, ending an eight-year-long legal battle between the scientist and the U.S. company.

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Software patent case defendant seeks support of FOSS community

Barracuda Networks is actively seeking the support of the free and open source software (FOSS) community in its battle against a patent suit brought against it by Trend Micro.

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NetApp Sues Sun for ZFS Patent Infringement

This is an explanation from Dave at NetApp as to why they are suing Sun.

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