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Ditching Copyleft to Compete with a Fork?

http://ebb.org

I was disturbed today to read that Oracle will seek to relicense all OpenOffice code under the Apache-2.0 license and move OpenOffice into the Apache Software Foundation.

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Created by akf 3 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 28 weeks ago
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Software Licensing - Don't Complain If You Don't Like The License

http://madhatter.ca

Article about software licensing, and the right of the programmer and user to choose.

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Created by The Mad Hatter 3 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 51 weeks ago
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GPLv3 adoption surpassed 50% of projection

http://gpl3.blogspot.com

Nine months following the heralded official release of the GPLv3 licenses, and with the more recent addition of the Affero GPLv3, adoption has surpassed 50% of my projections.

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Created by ernest.park 6 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 35 weeks ago
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Will GNU AGPLv3 boost Open Source SaaS support?

http://www.daniweb.com

Can Software as a Service get some Open Source lovin' now that the Free Software Foundation gets its licensing act together?

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Created by billandad 7 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 3 weeks ago
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GPL Infringement Lawsuits Target Two More Companies

http://www.eweek.com

The Software Freedom Law Center has filed two more GPL infringement lawsuits on behalf of an open-source software project. The second-ever GPL lawsuit alleges that Xterasys and High-Gan Antennas failed to honor "source-code transparency," in violation of Busybox's GPLv2 license.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 3 weeks ago
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