September 17, 2008

Ubuntu-Firefox EULA dustup reignites OSS licensing debate

Mozilla has received widespread criticism from within the open-source community for bundling a EULA with official binary builds of Firefox 3. Critics argue that including a conventional user license agreement in Firefox is antithetical to the principles of unencumbered use that are cherished in the open-source software community. The debate is now going on in full force in the Ubuntu community with the filing of a bug report about the EULA.

Link: arstechnica.com

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