The FSF and the GPL

Category: Understanding FOSS
Published on Monday, 16 February 2015 02:33
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FSF, Free Software and the GNU Public License

HTG Explains: What Is Open-Source Software and Why You Should Care
Free Software Foundation
Free Software Foundation - Wikipedia
The Free Software Definition
What is copyleft?
Free and open-source software
​Linux and open source have won, get over it | ZDNet
Licenses - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation
Open Source Licenses by Category | Open Source Initiative
TLDRLegal - Software Licenses in Plain English
Top 10 FOSS legal developments of 2018
The GNU General Public License
GNU General Public License - Wikipedia
Welcome to GPLv3 - GPLv3
Why Upgrade to GPL Version 3 - GPLv3
Copyleft and the GNU General Public License: A Comprehensive Tutorial and Guide
If you were on a desert island, which license would you take with you?
"Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software"
Why Open Source misses the point of Free Software
Goodbye, "free software"; hello, "open source"
The Open Source Definition
My Definition of Freedom Zero
Shared Source vs. Open Source: Craig Mundie and Michael Tiemann - O'Reilly Media
Freedom or Power? - O'Reilly Media
Tim O'Reilly Responds to "Freedom or Power?" - O'Reilly Media
The KDE Manifesto
Harmony Agreements
The Mozilla Manifesto
Home | Open Source Initiative
Debian Social Contract
Richard M. Stallman, founder and #1 advocate
Eben Moglen


Licenses, patents and copyrights - oh my!

Why Companies That Use Open Source Need a Compliance Program
The Software Freedom Law Center
The Software Freedom Conservancy
Where it all started - Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman
DFSG and Software License FAQ (Draft)
Free Culture
Groklaw - Wikipedia
Groklaw on Twitter
FOSS Patents
End Software Patents
Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge – Google
Open Invention Network
A decade of Linux patent non-aggression: The Open Invention Network
​Toyota throws weight behind Linux patent protection group | ZDNet
From here on, Red Hat's new GPLv2 software projects will have GPLv3 cure for license violators
Home | defensivepatentlicense
Linux Defenders | Linux Defenders
Top legal developments in free and open source software last year |
Vaster Than Empires, and More Slow - Linux Today Blog
A Big Day in Court for the FOSS Community -
Open Source History: Why Didn't BSD Beat Out GNU and Linux?
Why software patents are evil | Open Source Software - InfoWorld
Standards and open source: Why are patents treated differently?
Guerilla Open Access Manifesto
Open Source India: The practical problem with software patents
4 ways open source protects you against software patents | Open Source Software - InfoWorld
Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge - Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge - Google
Microsoft gets Novell's Patents rights but must share them with Open-Source Software
Microsoft Continues to Use Software Patents to Extort/Blackmail Even More Companies That Use Linux, Forcing/Coercing Them Into Preinstalling Microsoft | Techrights
Microsoft Putting Patent Traps Inside Linux While Blackmailing Companies Using Patents Associated With These Traps


Interoperation with Microsoft

Groklaw - Samba Team Receives Microsoft Protocol Documentation -Updated 2Xs
Freeing up the Windows workgroup protocols
The PFIF Agreement
European Commision vs Microsoft: chronology of the case
Protocol Freedom Information Foundation
Microsoft's Linux Adoption: How Things Change
The 'new' Microsoft? I still wouldn't touch them with a barge pole


Open Core

An Open Core Licensing Model
Open to the core - The pragmatic freedom
Open Core: The worst of both worlds
Open Core Business Model Revisited
Open Core and OSI
Open Core Diminishes Freedoms
'Open core' works for us: Jaspersoft chief
Open Core Debate: The Battle for a Business Model
The relationship between Open Core, dual licensing and contributions