Debian Takes AGPL Software into MainDec 05, 2008, 04:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Google and Yahoo are among the largest users of free software. Under previous GPL terms they could adapt this software for their own use and commercialize it, and users would have rights to the source code only when running the software residing on their systems. The AGPL has an additional paragraph, "Remote Network Interaction; Use with the GNU General Public License," that gives users rights to remote source code as well.
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