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The Register: Against SCO's GPL Jihad: One Size Doesn't Fit All

Aug 27, 2003, 01:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"A fortnight ago we rued the fact that our most valuable social contract, the GPL was heading to the courtroom for the first time. FSF counsel Eben Moglen assured us not to worry, and that the GPL would be upheld under United States Law at its first major test.

"But what about the rest of us? A win in the US does not guarantee a free passage for the rest of us, as Gary Lea points out. Gary is a law lecturer in London and highlights an important international dynamic that has been absent from the SCO vs. IBM coverage so far. We reproduce it in full..."

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