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Skype and the GNU Affero GPL

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"It's providential that yesterday's Skype failure [...] happens just as the Free Software Foundation is publishing its final draft of the GNU Affero GPL, and shortly after the release of the much-debated General Public License, Version 3. I think this massive failure in a service beloved and depended on by millions of people around the world will sharpen discussion of these two licenses...

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Skype responds to Euro GPL rebuke

http://www.linuxdevices.com

In response to inquiries regarding a German court's ruling that Skype had breached the GPL, the company told LinuxDevices.com today that it "has not acted improperly." The alleged violation was associated with the method by which Skype "distributed" GPL-licensed source code with a Linux-powered VoIP handset.

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German Court convicted Skype of violating the GPL

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German district court Munich has convicted Skype of violating the GPL. One of the VoIP telephones sold by Skype run Linux, but the GPL text was not handed out together with the phone, although the GPL requires that.

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Created by dave 7 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 22 weeks ago
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Nokia Skypes its N800 Linux tablet

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Nokia has released updated firmware for its Linux-based N800 Internet Tablet. The fourth Tablet OS 2007 release this year -- "4.2007.26-8" -- brings a Skype client, Flash 9 player, and support for 8GB SD memory cards, while Nokia's own VoIP service beta installer has been removed.

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Skype staff play good cop bad cop with Linux users

http://www.daniweb.com

"A member of Skype staff posting in the Linux support forum there seems to have taken a course in customer relations from if his responses to criticism of the lack of real world development of the Linux version of Skype, compared to Windows development, are anything to go by."

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Created by missgeek 7 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 27 weeks ago
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Skype for Linux 1.4 Beta

http://www.linuxlookup.com

"This release is also a milestone for us, as it is the natural successor to Linux 1.3 and is the first time we’ve created packages for 1.4. You can also find it via the public download site, so everybody is invited to enjoy the goodness of 1.4."

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