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CNET News: New Linux License Takes Aim at DRM and Hollywood

Jan 18, 2006, 21:15 (7 Talkback[s])
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"New licensing terms for Linux and other open-source products take a 'highly aggressive' stance against the digital rights management software that's widely favored in the entertainment industry, said Eben Moglen, general counsel for the Free Software Foundation.

"At a two-day event to launch the General Public License version 3, which governs use of countless free and open-source programs, Moglen said the license includes anti-DRM provisions that could put it in conflict with movie studios and even digital video recorder maker TiVo..."

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