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The Global Software Industry in Transformation: After GPLv3 -sflc

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THE SCOTTISH SOCIETY FOR COMPUTERS AND LAW ANNUAL LECTURE 2007

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GPL Infringement Lawsuits Target Two More Companies

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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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Second Round of GPL Infringement Lawsuits Filed on Behalf of BusyBox Developers

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The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) today announced that it has filed two more copyright infringement lawsuits on behalf of its clients, two principal developers of BusyBox, alleging violation of the GNU General Public License (GPL). The defendants in the lawsuits are Xterasys Corporation and High-Gain Antennas, LLC.

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Donate to the SFLC

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SFLC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and donations made to it are fully tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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BusyBox Developers and Monsoon Multimedia Agree to Dismiss GPL Lawsuit - Software Freedom Law Center

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Productive and Amicable Negotiations Lead to Settlement of Copyright Infringement Case

The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) and Monsoon Multimedia today jointly announced that an agreement has been reached to dismiss the GPL enforcement lawsuit filed by SFLC on behalf of two principal developers of BusyBox.

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Mark Webbink Joins Board of Software Freedom Law Center

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This is good news, that Mark Webbink has joined the board of the Software Freedom Law Center. Good news for the FOSS community. For him, I think the idea of a laid back, restful retirement is now just a dream.

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Software Freedom Law Center Completes Review of Linux Wireless Code

http://www.linuxelectrons.com

The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), provider of pro-bono legal services to protect and advance Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), today announced that it has carefully reviewed the lineage of the open source Atheros wireless driver for Linux and determined which portions can be distributed under the ISC license (also known as the 2-clause BSD license).

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Does the FSF have teeth vs. Microsoft?

http://weblog.infoworld.com

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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Software Freedom Law Center clears OpenHAL for further development

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An investigation by the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) has determined that OpenHAL -- which facilitates Linux wireless connections for LAN cards using Atheros Communications technology -- does not incorporate any elements that might infringe on copyrights held by Atheros.

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The Global Software Industry in Transformation: After GPLv3

http://ia301337.us.archive.org

Eben Moglen discusses the transformation of the software industry that will follow GPLv3.

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Open Source Law Immersion Program

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The Software Freedom Law Center is now inviting applications for a resident legal experience designed for practicing lawyers interested in learning more about open source software through direct on-site exposure to SFLC's open source software law practice. Positions are somewhat flexible in scope and duration: SFLC will work with applicants to design a program lasting approximately 2-4 weeks.

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