Displaying items by tag: Karen Sandler

IBM's second quarterly grant to help non-profits that promote education, inclusiveness, and skill-building for women, underrepresented minorities, and underserved communities in the open source world has gone to Outreachy.

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Linux kernel developer Christoph Hellwig has ended his legal fight against cloud computing and platform virtualisation software and services company VMware, over alleged violation of the GNU General Public Licence version 2 under which the kernel is distributed.

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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.

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A former leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project has been appointed as executive director of the GNOME Foundation.

Published in Open Source
Friday, 02 September 2016 08:34

Silber, Sandler to keynote at Nextcloud conference

The open-source file syncing and sharing software company Nextcloud will hold its first company conference from 16 to 22 September in Berlin.

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A few days after he mused that there had been no reason for him to blow his stack recently, Linux creator Linus Torvalds has directed a blast at the Software Freedom Conservancy and its distinguished technologist Bradley Kuhn over the question of enforcing compliance of the GNU General Public Licence.

Published in Open Source
Saturday, 13 August 2016 19:34

Linux developer loses GPL suit against VMware

Linux kernel developer Christoph Hellwig has lost his case against virtualisation company VMware, which he had sued in March 2015 for violation of version 2 of the GNU General Public Licence.

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The Linux Foundation has given its clearest indication yet that it caters to corporates rather than the community, by making it impossible for community representatives to be elected to its board.

Published in Open Source
Friday, 18 December 2015 11:47

SUSE and Canonical have forgotten their roots

The Software Freedom Conservancy is something of an oddity among the myriad technology outfits that exist in the US of A. It fights to keep software free and to prevent people or companies taking advantage of what are perceived to be liberal licensing terms.

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The Software Freedom Conservancy, an organisation that helps promote, develop improve and defend free and open source software, has launched a fund-raiser because its corporate donations have begun to decrease.

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Software that controls vital human functions should always be open source, else it could prove to be a danger to one's existence, the executive director of the GNOME Foundation says.

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The chief executive of the GNOME Foundation, Karen Sandler, will be the first keynote speaker at the 13th Australian national Linux conference scheduled to be held in Ballarat from January 16 to 20 next year.

Published in Open Sauce
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.

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