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by John Sullivan Contributions Published on Mar 09, 2010 04:11 PM
Writing by representatives of the Free Software Foundation.

Jeremy Allison on why Samba switched to GPLv3

This is the second installment of our Licensing and Compliance Lab's series on free software developers who choose GNU licenses for their works.

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Copyright Office fails to protect users from DMCA

The Copyright Office picked Sony over you; fails to expand DMCA anti-circumvention exemptions to devices other than cell phones, or to the sharing of anti-circumvention software

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Save the Web from software patents

PersonalWeb's software patent suit against Github and others threatens the freedom of the Web. In order to make sure that the Web can remain a free and accessible space for everyone, we need to rid ourselves of all the patents that threaten its viability. We need to end software patents.

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Interview with John W. Eaton of GNU Octave

This is the first in a series of interviews the FSF's Licensing and Compliance team is doing with maintainers of free software projects who choose GNU licenses for their work.

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Fall licensing internship application deadline fast approaching

We are looking for an intern to work in our Licensing and Compliance Lab from September 17th to December 14th.

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The Shield Act fails to protect free software from patents

The Saving High-Tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes Act (SHIELD Act) fails to protect the free software community from software patents.

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Compliance Lab in the news

Joshua Gay and I were recently interviewed about our new roles here at the Free Software Foundation.

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GNU GPLv3 turns 5

The GNU General Public License version 3 turns five; Eben Moglen states, "GPLv3 anticipated the issues of today and will help us deal with the challenges of tomorrow."

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