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License Management of Windows vs. Linux

Most of us already know that Microsoft is in the game to make money. Part of this process involves tracking and making users pay for its product. This is where software licensing comes into play, and where Linux can really shine.

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How to Avoid Modern Day Public GPL Floggings

Sounds simple, really. Publish the source — which is basically just a copy of the source you downloaded from whatever project that used it — along with the changes...

 

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Europe Drops Microsoft Antitrust Case Over Browsers

European regulators dropped the case after Microsoft agreed to offer customers a choice of Web browsers, ending what could have been a costly legal battle for Microsoft.
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SFLC Hammers GPL Violators

Linux is everywhere, but it's not always properly licensed and the Software Freedom Law Center is lowering the boom on GPL violations by more than a dozen companies including Best Buy, Samsung, Westinghouse, and JVC.
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Windows 7 Tool Gets GPL v2 Makeover

Microsoft reposted its Windows 7 download tool online yesterday, after yanking it off the internet last month after coughing to violating a series of GNU General Public Licence (GPL) terms.
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