Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Jun 2012 23:56 UTC, submitted by Modafinil
GNU, GPL, Open Source "The Samba Team and seven kernel hackers have come together with Software Freedom Conservancy to help efforts to ensure compliance with the GPL by those who implement Linux and other GPL software. Richard Hillesley talked to Bradley Kuhn of Software Freedom Conservancy, Jeremy Allison of Samba, and Matthew Garrett, who works in his spare time with the GPL Compliance Project for Linux Developers."
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RE: LOL
by Gone fishing on Sat 2nd Jun 2012 08:00 UTC in reply to "LOL"
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Personally I try to take the opposite approach and try to respect all licenses.It seems to me that the producer of software has a right to determine its license, if the software has an offensive license or EULA then I try not to use that software (although an EULA and Copyright licenses are not equivalent).

This is one of the reasons I choose free software, if more people did this rather than pirating software more people would use free software. The likes of Microsoft know this, which is why they tolerate limited piracy, especially in the developing economies.

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