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Jay Lyman
McAfee Cites Open Source for Malware
07/18/06 2:31 PM PT | LinuxInsider | 765 Words

In addition, the malware that comes from attacker collaboration is not licensed the way GPL or other open source software is, and it often comes at a price or can be pirated, unlike true open source software code, which is generally available...

Jennifer LeClaire
Nessus 3.0: The End of the Age of Open-Source Innocence?
12/22/05 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 894 Words

The latest version is not available under the GPL license, but instead will be sold as a commercial product. The recent licensing changes affect a broad spectrum of users, including corporations, the open-source community, and even businesses using services that use Nessus. So...

Jay Lyman
Open-Source Risk Considered
11/28/05 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 702 Words

Egger also stressed the global nature of the new market, pointing out that, although there is a perception that copyright is mostly a U.S. issue, two major GPL open-source license enforcements came out of Germany recently.

"The reality is there is...

Jennifer LeClaire
IBM Drops Patent Claims Against SCO
10/10/05 8:15 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 518 Words

IBM still has eight counterclaims against SCO, including violation of the GPL and a breach of contract suit in a legal battle that has continued for more than three years.

SCO's Legal Wrangling
SCO also has filed multibillion-dollar suits...

Jennifer LeClaire
Red Hat Makes Play in ID Management Market
06/02/05 11:11 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 428 Words

Once proprietary, the code is now available as open source , licensed under the GPL . The software will be available this summer.

A Natural Evolution
"Red Hat has developed standards-based solutions with security , scalability and manageability in mind...

Rob Enderle
The Most Powerful Labor Union in the World: Linux?
05/30/05 5:10 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1390 Words

In addition, companies using Linux technology and not complying with the GPL generally face a combination of legal and public relations exposures more similar to what would happen if they faced a union than if they faced a company. Linux has showcased...

John P. Mello Jr.
Tech Heavyweights Rally Around EC on Microsoft Appeal
04/07/05 7:52 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 689 Words

An tech industry organization advocating interoperability has asked a European court to allow it to join the European Commission (EC) in...

Jennifer LeClaire
Microsoft's Shared Source Initiative Adds Seven Nations
03/21/05 10:01 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 496 Words

"The issue here is the open-source community was being allowed to incorporate and use some of the protocols that were covered by the EU decision without being allowed to share this information completely freely or incorporate it into the GPL so it...

Rob Enderle
Out-of-Control IT Departments
03/21/05 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1149 Words

The primary platform used in open source is Linux , which is made available under the GPL or General Public License. This contract has unusual clauses that commit the company using it to share intellectual property that it might not otherwise be...

Susan B. Shor
CherryOS Emulator Faces Licensing Problems
03/10/05 11:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 397 Words

PearPC, a PowerPC architecture emulator, is released under the General Public License, which means anyone is free to use and modify the code as long as the modifications are again released under the GPL . CherryOS is selling as a commercial product, for...

Heather J. Meeker
The Fuzzy Software Patent Debate Rages On
02/23/05 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 1626 Words

The GPL itself says, "any free program is threatened constantly by software patents." The appeal contends that copyright provides adequate protection for the creations of software authors. The Appeal advocated reliance on copyright law, rather than patent law, for the protection of software.

Blane Warrene
Sun Releases Solaris Code Under CDDL License
01/26/05 7:55 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 632 Words

Sun Microsystems officially started down the path to an open-source version of Solaris on Tuesday with a partial release of...

Susan B. Shor
Sun Getting Closer to Open-Source Solaris Release
01/20/05 11:24 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 320 Words

Sun is expected to take a step forward next week with its plan to release the code for its Solaris 10...

Philip H. Albert
Open Source: Predicting a Happy New Year
12/21/04 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 1195 Words

In those markets, expect software buyers to demand full disclosure of which parts were not entirely developed by the seller and subject to other licenses, especially GPL'ed code that is incorporated into the deliverables. This is only fair. In the past, buyers...

Philip H. Albert
Stop 'Forking Around' with Software Labels
11/09/04 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 1172 Words

While I was handing out candy on Halloween, a trick-or-treater came to the door dressed as an open-source project. There was...

Philip H. Albert
A Vote for Open-Source Voting Machines
11/02/04 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 1229 Words

Richard Stallman, president of the Free Software Foundation , started a revolution over printer drivers. According to the official history, he...

Jennifer LeClaire
Black Duck Provides Open-Source Legal Tool
10/19/04 9:44 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 559 Words

If it is open source, he said, then companies need to be careful to comply with the required licensing restrictions, particularly with GPL , which mandates that any derivative works, additions or changes are made available as open source.

Instant Feedback

Elizabeth Millard
SpamAssassin Switches to Apache License
09/23/04 11:21 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 688 Words

Previously, the software was available under either the GPL or the Perl Artistic License. For 3.0, which was released Wednesday, SpamAssassin has chosen to adopt the Apache License.

The effort to bring SpamAssassin and Apache together has been an ongoing project for...

Elizabeth Millard
Copyright Fight Breaks Out Over Mambo
09/22/04 11:46 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 679 Words

According to Sakic, this alteration was a copy from another part of the original Frontpage component released under GPL and copyrighted by Miro.

"I was not the original author of the Frontpage component in question," Sakic wrote, "and thus, Brian Connolly does...

Phil Albert
Beyond the Buzz: Open Source and Biotech
06/22/04 5:30 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 1207 Words

Some believe the GPL is insidious, but it is really a clever device. It allows for open-source software and proprietary software to remain on parallel tracks and compete using different models, giving the former the advantage of lower cost at the input...

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