Displaying items by tag: Eben Moglen

The head of security firm Open Source Security, Brad Spengler, says he had little option but to file a lawsuit against open source advocate Bruce Perens, who alleged back in 2017 that security patches issued for the Linux kernel by OSS violated the licence under which the kernel is distributed.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 15 January 2018 08:02

No respite in spat between free software bodies

The spat that erupted between the Software Freedom Conservatory and the Software Freedom Law Centre, both of which are involved in activities around the GNU General Public Licence, shows no sign of going away, with the latter upping the ante recently.

Published in Open Source
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 12:00

SFLC's Moglen acted against interests of FSF: claim

The former general counsel of the Free Software Foundation, Eben Moglen, has been accused of acting against the interests of the organisation which he once served.

Published in Open Source

The Software Freedom Conservancy says it cannot provide any details as to why the Software Freedom Law Centre, its creator, has suddenly sought to cancel the SFC trademark due to what it claims is "priority and likelihood of confusion" with its own trademark.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 06 November 2017 09:19

GPL bodies in bizarre trademark fight

Senior Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has claimed he asked the Linux Foundation to withdraw funding from the Software Freedom Conservancy back in 2016, because he was unhappy with the way in which the SFC went about enforcing compliance with the GPL, the licence under which the Linux kernel is published.

Published in Open Source
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 09:13

EX-SFLC general counsel to head GNOME Foundation

Former general counsel of the Software Freedom Law Centre, Karen Sandler, has been appointed as the executive director of the GNOME Foundation.

Published in Open Sauce
Samba and Mono differ in the ways the two projects have chosen to deal with software patents in the implementation, according to renowned Samba developer Jeremy Allison.
Published in Open Sauce

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