SCO, the Not-Walking Dead, Returns

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It appears that the once cancelled SCO Show has again been rebooted after a federal judge okays an appeal. […]

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The DMCA as Ransomware

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Actually, the incident reads more like vandalism than ransomware, but it still illustrates that the DMCA is bad law and still needs to be changed. […]

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Should the Fair License Replace the GPL?

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It seems to us that enterprises have adopted “permissive” licenses because they see them as a way to “have their cake and eat it too.” […]

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Should the U.S. Army Have Its Own Open Source License?

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Should the U.S. armed forces begin releasing software under an OSI approved open source license rather than as public domain?

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Just Because It Says ‘Open Source Hardware’ Doesn’t Mean It Really Is

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Is it “organic,” or just merely “natural?” Is it really “open source hardware,” or merely hardware with a degree of openess? David Jones explains the problem in identifying which is which and who is whom. […]

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