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Copyleft newspapers: The Guardian's Open Platform, and why it matters

In a move to hitch copyleft ideals to its repository of 1 million articles, The Guardian wants to give Web site and app developers everything it has written since 1999, for free

By March 11, 2009


Interview with Eben Moglen: Even the proprietary companies need a commons

Eben Moglen, the world' leading copyleft capitalist.

By January 26, 2008


Copyright reform unlikely, advocates say

Both supporters of copyright law and the "copyleft" are skeptical Congress can resolve the complex copyright issues of a digital era.

By February 11, 2009


The open-source license landscape is changing

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.

By June 17, 2011


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 March 14, 2008


Mr. DisplayLink goes to Linux

Today, DisplayLink announced it is planning to bring its technology to Linux.

By May 15, 2009


Open source does not mean 'open to pilfer trademarks,' suggests Google

Some want Google to give away its trademarks. This is silly and wrong.

By October 7, 2008


Open-source legal education comes to OSCON

OSCON is hosting a one-day seminar on open-source licensing issues on Wednesday, July 22.

By July 17, 2009


Open source gets its first legal journal

Despite the impact open source has had on software, its legal mechanics are still largely misunderstood, which should be alleviated by a new international law journal.

By July 14, 2009