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Richard Stallman On Linden's "Intellectual Fallacy" Policies

http://nwn.blogs.com

"In recent weeks, a couple New World Notes posts inspired an interesting e-mail conversation with a very interesting figure: Richard Stallman, founder of the free software movement, and the original author of the General Public License, which the Second Life viewer code (like much software) is licensed under..."

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Is open source giving Second Life a second life?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Linden Labs, whose Second Life is so cool yet so lacking in profits it’s been lampooned in an IBM ad, sent out an e-mail alert this week boasting that open source is giving the company, well, a second life.

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Second Life Artists Rightfully upset over "SLART" trademark

http://virtuallyblind.com

A trademark lawyer writes about the reaction to the recent decision to grant trademark registration to the term "SLART", widely used to refer to art done in the Second Life virtual world. The registrant is reportedly trying to stop others from using the term. The article includes an overview of trademark law and discussion of its application in virtual worlds.

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A Conversation with Eben Moglen on Second Life

http://www.ugotrade.com

"...Moglen and Levine explore, in depth, the problem of defining digital public space and issues of privacy on the internet, offering many suggestions on how to implement online privacy enhancing technologies and insights as to how we could design the next generation of these technologies in responsible ways...."

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An open source "Second Life" for Linden Lab

http://www.linux.com

Linden Lab, the creator of online virtual community Second Life, released its viewer earlier this year with a GPL 2.0 license, adding a clause called the "FLOSS exception," which releases developers using certain open source licenses from the requirement that any derivative works be licensed under the GPL.

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FLOSS community in Second Life

http://www.markshuttleworth.com

Catharina Bethlehem wrote to tell me about her work on the Ubuntu community in Second Life. As you might expect, the free and open source meme is very much alive and well in SL. There is now a group looking to setup an island devoted to FLOSS that brings together members of the whole free software community

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