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Patent Reformer Becomes Troll, Sues Defunct OSS Company

A small Web development and open source software company called CityWare was recently named alongside Google, Yahoo, Amazon and other software giants in a patent infringement lawsuit. What makes this unusual is that CityWare has no products or customers and no longer exists.
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Pirate Party's Copyright Reform Cannon Could Sink Copyleft

Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman published a statement last week expressing concern about the Swedish Pirate Party's copyright reform platform.
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Open-Source Legal Education Comes to OSCON

If you're an open-source developer, OSCON is the closest you'll come to Mecca, whatever your religious persuasion.
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Licensing 101 for Open Source Projects--Pick a License

Part I dealt with the impact your licensing choice can have on the use of the code you write. This part II focuses on how your choice of license impacts your ability to incorporate third party code (whether from third party programs or third party contributions).

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Open Source is Infiltrating the Enterprise

"There's a persistent perception that open source software is being ignored in the enterprise, that IT management fears it and it ends up being more costly to deploy than proprietary solutions."
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