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Apr 04, 2007, 15:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The defence in the Jin vs. Ichessu case, in which the GNU General Public License (GPL) is being tested in Israeli court, has filed a detailed defence, which moves the lawsuit from the fast-track short proceedings option into a regular court, where arguments are longer and possible settlements are unlimited. More importantly for the free and open source software community, the case now seems to hinge either on interpretations of the GPL or whether the GPL is valid under Israeli copyright law.

"As we reported previously, Alexander Maryanovsky, the plaintiff in the case, first filed against Alexander Rabinovitch and IChessU in 2006..."

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