Lawsuit threatens to break new ground on the GPL and software licensing issues
Jul 31, 2014, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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When Versata Software sued Ameriprise Financial Services for breaching its software license, it unwittingly unearthed a GPL violation of its own and touched off another lawsuit that could prove to be a leading case on free and open source software licensing. This post takes a look at the legal issues raised by both cases and what they mean for FOSS producers and users.