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Google updates WebM licensing

June 7th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , ,

Google’s WebM project has switched licenses to bring its free video codec in line with standard open source licences.

GNU turns 25

September 27th, 2008 | 3 Comments » Tags: ,

25 years ago Richard Stallman announced plans for a free Unix-like operating system. The rest is history.

The case for licensed open source software

September 26th, 2008 | 10 Comments » Tags: ,

Open source software has now become a well recognised and utilised brand, writes Rob Lith. Now it is time to consider the possibilities of licensed open source.

Stephen Fry punts free software

September 2nd, 2008 | 1 Comment » Tags: ,

Novelist and actor Stephen Fry lends his weight to the Free Software Foundation by starring in a short film promoting free software.

SCO now owes Novell $2.55m

July 18th, 2008 | 2 Comments » Tags:

US district court rules SCO must pay Novell for licensing fees it never deserved.