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Affero

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Affero: A new GPL for software as a service

Free Software Foundation releases a variation of the GPL that brings its reciprocity obligations to software running as an online service.

By Nov. 19, 2007

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A cure for the "cancer within open source": the OSI approves the Affero GPL

One of open source's biggest failings has been to extend its relevance into the Software as a Service world. The OSI has finally corrected this with the approval of the Affero GPL.

By Mar. 14, 2008

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Richard Stallman is warning *us* about cloud computing?!?

Richard Stallman helped to create the problem that he's now warning us to avoid in cloud computing.

By Sep. 30, 2008

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2,000 GPLv3 projects and counting, finds Palamida

GPLv3 is making steady inroads into the open-source license market. World domination is just around the corner.

By Apr. 1, 2008

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Google bans the Mozilla Public License

Google has wrongly banned the Mozilla Public License from its accepted licenses for Google Code. This is wrong-headed and misguided.

By Aug. 2, 2008

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Ubuntu's Launchpad to go AGPL?

Canonical is considering releasing Launchpad under the AGPL open-source license. This would be a very big win for the AGPL.

By Apr. 24, 2008

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GPL in the cloud: The market doesn't care

I used to insist the AGPL was critical, but based on the market's response, I think I was wrong.

By Apr. 17, 2009

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Mark Radcliffe on GPLv3: The good gets better

Mark Radcliffe provides the "Cliff Notes" version of GPLv3, and highlights some of the problems with the license in the process.

By Jul. 3, 2007

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CSI open source's the TriSano public health application under AGPLv3

If you want wide distribution, use Apache, but if you want to keep a project like Trisano together, the GPL is probably your best bet.

By Sep. 17, 2008

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Yet another overblown open source debate

Two years after the open-source licensing wars over "badgeware" and license proliferation, it's clear that customers simply don't care.

By Dec. 11, 2008