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OASIS: New IP Policy Makes Room for Open Source

In a nod to the open source community, the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) has revised its intellectual property (IP) policy to include a non-assertion mode, which means standards contributors must forego royalty claims or license rights.
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SCO vs. Linux: New Investor Rescues SCO from Bankruptcy

There has been yet another bizarre twist in the interminable saga of the legal dispute over source code allegedly illegally copied from UNIX System V into Linux...
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Freedom and Choice in Open Source Licensing: Comparing the EUPL v1.1 and the GPL v3

The European Union Public License (EUPL) version 1.1 was released and approved by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) on January 9, 2009... Could this possibly be a message to the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the open source community that there really is a vital, innovative world outside the borders of the United States?
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EC Software Law Could Divide Open Source

The world of open-source development could be divided if the European Commission succeeds in passing a law extending consumer protection rules to software, according to experts.
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EndNote maker's lawsuit over open-source Zotero dismissed

An open source software project got some good news this week, as a judge dismissed a suit brought by the maker of a commercial alternative.
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