Software Freedom Law Center to Host Legal Summit
The SFLC, a group that provides pro bono legal services to protect and advance free and open-source software, plans to hold a summit. (Linux-Watch)A few years ago, the idea that savvy developers and IT professionals would need to know anything about intellectual property law would have been dismissed as a bad joke. Oh, certainly, there were arguments from time to time over fine points in the GPL Version 2, but for the most part, it didnt matter. Then along came SCO with its lawsuit against IBM and its challenges to the legality of Linux, and everything changed.
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