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GPL

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The GPL's poor translation into French

What do you get when you cross a prominent French businessman with the GPL? A whole lot of scattered thinking.

By April 7, 2008

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Best Buy, Samsung, others named in GPL suit

Case filed Monday in New York by the Software Freedom Law Center alleges 14 electronics retailers sold products containing BusyBox software in violation of license.

By December 14, 2009

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Microsoft: Windows 7 tool used GPL code

Microsoft confirms that a tool intended to allow Netbooks to more easily move to the new operating system was based in-part, and unintentionally, on open-source code.

By November 13, 2009

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Stallman: GPL doesn't guarantee software freedom

Richard Stallman acknowledges that the GPL can't guarantee software freedom, but Apache licensing just might.

By October 20, 2009

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GPL 2 adoption falls among open-source set

The fall of GPLv2 below 50 percent of all open-source projects may not be cause for panic, but it likely is a harbinger of more Apache code to come.

By August 27, 2009

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Microsoft embraces GPL, opens Hyper-V to Linux with LinuxIC

Redmond is proving that it can compete with open source on open source's terms by licensing LinuxIC under the GPLv2 license.

By July 20, 2009

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GPL declines as open source moves to the Web

The 5 percent drop in General Public License adoption likely reflects a shift in perception as to the value of open-source licensing.

By July 1, 2009

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Apache better than GPL for open-source business?

The General Public License has long been the preferred license for open-source businesses, but new analysis suggests that Apache-style licensing may yield more adoption and money.

By April 29, 2009

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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 April 17, 2009

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Appcelerator switches from GPL to Apache to boost adoption

Appcelerator has found that the Apache Public License will improve its adoption more than the GPL will.

By September 15, 2008