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Software patent reform

Momentum seems to be building in Congress to tackle patent reform. From an open source perspective...
patent reform

During the August Congressional recess, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its...
balancing free software

Microsoft and Nokia protest "price predation" and play at being prey. Does no-cost software harm...
SHARE

Few would deny that the rise of GitHub as a popular hosting service for software projects is one of...
open source licensing

Free software licenses can be divided into two broad categories: copyleft licenses (like the GPL...
patent reform

Patent reform is hot! The momentum seems to be building in Congress for patent reform to address...
foss lawyers

Co-authors: Thomas Jansen and Hannes Meyle The GPLv2 continues to be the most widely used FOSS...
patent reform

If you guessed that they are all big in California—well, you're kinda right. But the more...