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FOSS Devs Can Collect Damages From License Violators

Robert Jacobson, the developer behind the open source Java Model Railroad Interface (JMRI) project, finally prevailed in a long-running open source software license enforcement lawsuit against Matthew Katzer, the owner of a company that sells commercial model train software. Katzer initi...
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Major Legal Victory for Open Source in US

The long running case of Jacobsen v. Katzer has been settled on terms favourable to Jacobsen, developer of the Java Model Railroad Interface project, and is being describes as a significant victory by legal observers...
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Google Donates $2 Million to Wikimedia

The search colossus is helping to fund the group that operates Wikipedia, founder Jimmy Wales says. Also: 958 million Wiki edits and counting.
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Interview: What Matters to Open Source: Licensing or Community?

Open source is defined by licenses, but that's not the end of the discussion, according to the president of the Open Source Initiative.
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What Today's Tech is Teaching Tomorrow's Workforce

The kids are all right, and they increasingly prefer Apple, Google, and open source. What will this mean for Microsoft?
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