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Guest post: 2010 - Threats to copyleft

Mar 08, 2010, 14:16 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patrice-Emmanuel Schmitz)

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"After counting 1,800 free software licenses used in hundreds of thousands of projects, the Black Duck company patented (Patent US 7,552,093 B2) the technology for controlling the use of open source licensing in a multi-source development process (meaning combined works, elaborated from multiple free components under different licenses).

"No need to say that patenting proprietary technology to solve copyleft licenses incompatibility may not be seen by everyone as a major achievement!"

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