July 14, 2007

Microsoft Resists the GPL

The rewritten GPL 3 license, modified to gut Microsoft's patent claims on open source, has been released and Microsoft's reaction has been to issue a statement saying it's not a party to it, has no legal obligations under it, and that the Free Software Foundation is on shaky legal grounds in claiming that distributing certificates for Novell SUSE support services puts it under the GPL's thumb.

Link: Sys-con

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