Displaying items by tag: Richard Stallman

Thursday, 04 October 2018 08:14

Stallman says Commons Clause is a non-free licence

Free Software Foundation chairman Richard Stallman has described the Commons Clause licence as "ill-named" because it is a non-free licence that does not provide the four freedoms mandated by the FSF.

Published in Open Source
Thursday, 27 September 2018 09:41

Linux code contributions cannot be rescinded: Stallman

Linux developers who contribute code to the kernel cannot rescind those contributions, according to the software programmer who devised the GNU General Public Licence version 2.0, the licence under which the kernel is released.

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

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