Canonical is considering releasing Launchpad under the AGPL open-source license. This would be a very big win for the AGPL.
Google gets a free ride when it comes to open source. The AGPL would change this, which makes Google's rejection of AGPL-licensed code from its Google Code site so infuriating.
An open-source Twitter might create a true communication utility.
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.
Google wants to host open-source projects, but only ones that use its hand-selected list of licenses. Is it the new arbiter of what is open source? I thought that was the OSI's role...?
There is an ongoing shift toward open-source licenses that are more permissive, reflecting an increased emphasis on building communities rather than protecting against free-riders.
I used to insist the AGPL was critical, but based on the market's response, I think I was wrong.
Mark Radcliffe provides the "Cliff Notes" version of GPLv3, and highlights some of the problems with the license in the process.
Google is shaking up the Microsoft market by beating it at its own game, as Nick Carr points out.
GPLv3 is making steady inroads into the open-source license market. World domination is just around the corner.