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GPL issues


April 21, 2011  3:03 PM

Antitrust concerns force changes to Novell patent sale

Posted by: Leah Rosin
Attachmate, CPTN, Enterprise Linux, GPL issues, Novell, Virtualization

CPTN Holdings has altered some of the terms of their patent purchase from Novell in response to antitrust concerns raised by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The DoJ announced on Wednesday, that "as originally proposed, the...

July 9, 2008  6:49 PM

Harvard Law professor outlines OS evolution

Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
GPL issues, Legal, licensing issues, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, videos, Windows

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/NgYE75gkzkM" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] According to Yochai Benkler, Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard, open source software is part of a shift to an economy driven by de-centralized non-market...

November 17, 2007  10:19 AM

November means turkey, GPLv3 adoption

Posted by: ITKE
GPL issues, Legal, licensing issues

When you think turkey and Thanksgiving, you think about open source projects that have adopted the GPLv3, right? Well, even if you don't, here's an update from Palamida about the 50+ OSS projects that have moved to version 3.0 of the GNU Public License over the past two weeks.

October 24, 2007  8:24 AM

World Series hype, GPLv3 adoption increase in October

Posted by: ITKE
GPL issues, Legal, licensing issues

What could the World Series and the General Public License (GPL) possibly have in common? Well, there's one thing, if you stretch it really thin: October. The World Series, obviously, will begin tonight between the Boston Red Sox and the Colorado Rockies at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass. The hype,...

September 25, 2007  3:06 PM

GPLv3 growth flattens out, LGPLv3 adds 49 projects

Posted by: ITKE
GPL issues, Legal, licensing issues, Uncategorized

For a month that saw

August 27, 2007  8:34 AM

GPLv3 growth now at 19%, week over week

Posted by: ITKE
GPL issues, Legal, licensing issues

What the heck, right? It's a Monday and I just posted GPLv3 growth info last week, but I'm going to do it again anyway! August appears to be...


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