Free Software Magazine: Interview with Fred Trotter: The Medsphere Saga
Dec 08, 2006, 10:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Recently Medsphere, supposedly an 'Open Source' Medical
Software Company, has sued its founders Scott and Steve Shreeve.
Why? Medsphere claims that the Shreeves illegally released
Medsphere software to Sourceforge. An 'Open Source' Software
company is suing its founders for releasing code under a free
license... that's a bit like Ford suing its employees for making
cars. Recently Fred Trotter has come forward with evidence that he
claims makes the Medsphere lawsuit baseless. Read on for an email
interview with Fred Trotter regarding who did what in the Medsphere
lawsuit, and why every free software developer should care about
what is happening to the Shreeves..."