Articles tagged with intellectual property

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How the current intellectual property landscape impacts open source

Doug Kim is a frequent lecturer on patents, trademarks, copyrights, and licensing, and will be speaking at POSSCON on Tuesday, April 14th. The title...Read more

Key House committee looks at abusive patent litigation

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In the latest evidence of the growing recognition that our patent system needs reform, last week the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual...Read more

Making commercial open source software

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I recently blogged about making open source software , and the high level steps for how to think about the process. We started with the need for...Read more

The new software hygiene: Declare a license or risk losing participation

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I had the privilege of working with David Tilbrook almost 25 years ago. He was the first person with whom I ever worked that clearly articulated...Read more

Open Source for America asks U.S. government to "Free the Code"

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Open Source for America launched a petition Thursday to "Free the Code," an effort to encourage the U.S. federal government to release custom-...Read more

5 Questions with David A. Wheeler

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Meet David A. Wheeler. He's a Research Staff Member for the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) and a well-known speaker, author, and expert on open...Read more

Pinterest and copyright: Why you should keep sharing--and keep pinning

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Pinterest is a social site for image sharing around themes that launched in closed beta in March 2010. As the site proceeded through an invite system...Read more

ACTA's back

ACTA's back
Technology issues are now a matter for citizens of the internet and not just big corporations. Now that the US bills SOPA and PIPA have been put on...Read more