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- New Documentary Film "Patent Absurdity: how software patents broke the system" — by Peter Brown — last modified Apr 19, 2010 04:06 AM
- New documentary film "Patent Absurdity" is set to expose how the judicial activism that led to the patenting of software has broken the US patent system's promise of promoting the progress of science and useful arts
- Time for nonprofits to leave proprietary fundraising software systems behind — by Matt Lee — last modified Oct 06, 2011 05:46 PM
- BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, April 14th, 2010 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced that CiviCRM has earned its recommendation as a fully featured donor and contact management system for nonprofits.
- FSF Compliance Lab helps CiviCRM establish licensing best practices — by Brett Smith — last modified Apr 14, 2010 04:25 PM
- Today the FSF announced that one of our high-priority projects has been fulfilled: CiviCRM provides an excellent donor and contact management system for nonprofit organizations. As part of the preparation for this announcement, the Compliance Lab helped the project handle its licensing issues more consistently.
- Digital economy bill: One clown giveth and the other clown taketh away — by Richard Stallman — last modified Jun 29, 2010 12:05 PM
- MPs are pushing for faster broadband in the digital economy bill – but also planning to restrict what the public can do with it
- Using the GPL for Eclipse Plug-Ins — by Brett Smith — last modified Apr 30, 2010 11:20 AM
- Recently we've seen some questions about whether Eclipse plug-ins can be released under the GPL. Answered briefly, this is possible if you can provide an additional permission with the license to allow combining your plug-in with the necessary EPL-covered libraries. The rest of this post examines why an additional permission is necessary, and has specific recommendations for interested developers.
- Why I'm rejecting your email attachment — by John Sullivan — last modified May 11, 2010 07:38 AM
- Why I'm rejecting your email attachment: for freedom and the good of the web!