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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 Mar. 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 Jun. 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 Mar. 14, 2008


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

Eben Moglen, the world' leading copyleft capitalist.

By Jan. 26, 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 Oct. 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 Jul. 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 Jul. 14, 2009


Open source and the law: 2007 in review

What shenanigans went on in the open-source legal landscape in 2007? Plenty....

By Dec. 22, 2007


Openads turns 10,000

Openads just nabbed its 10,000th publisher on its new platform. Why this is cool.

By Dec. 11, 2007