The third issue of the International Free and Open Source Software Law Review has been released. And even if you’re not a lawyer there is food for thought. With everything from a profile of the BSD licence, to issues around copyright in free software and a review of case law related to free software, the [...]
fter claiming for years that Linux infringed on hundreds of its software patents, Microsoft has filed what may be the first suit over an alleged infringement. The company has filed a patent lawsuit against GPS maker TomTom for several of its devices including some that are Linux-based.
Free Software Foundation says products distributed under the Linksys brand do not comply with GNU General Public Licence conditions.
GPLv3 now the fifth most popular open source licence and looks set to take fourth spot in the near future.
We wrote about Hans Reiser some months ago. At the time, the author of the Reiser filesystem was on trial for the death of his wife in late 2006. Yesterday, a California jury found Reiser guilty of first degree murder. Reiser was separated from wife Nina Reiser and engaged in a custody battle for their [...]
The Wireless Access Providers Association (WAPA) yesterday launched proceedings in the South African High Court aimed at bringing much-needed clarity to the Value Added Network Service (VANS) industry and the rights of holders of VANS licences.