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FSF Compliance Lab Online Meeting Addresses License Questions

Oct 27, 2007, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shashank Sharma)

"The Free Software Foundation's (FSF) Free Software Licensing and Compliance Lab held a public question and answer session in an IRC meeting last night. The meeting was conducted by Brett Smith, the licensing compliance engineer at the FSF. Smith began by addressing some of the recent FUD surrounding the GPLv3 license, then moved on to answering some of the questions and misconceptions regarding it.

"Smith began proceedings by introducing himself as the person who deals with any license-related issues at the FSF. Helping him were Joshua Gay and John Sullivan, campaign managers with the FSF. Sullivan speaks for FSF on digital restrictions management (DRM), proprietary licensing, the FSF's Defective by Design campaign, and more..."

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