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[libreplanet-discuss] At what link is the 2018 LibrePlanet Presentation by Bradley Kuhn "State of the copyleft union"?
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 22:55:56 -0400
At what link is the 2018 LibrePlanet Presentation by Bradley Kuhn
"State of the copyleft union"?
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"State of the copyleft union
"The license-importance divide seems almost generational: the older
generation cares about licenses, and the younger generation does
not. Yet, the historical focus on licensing in FLOSS, while
occasionally prone to pedantry to a degree only developers can love,
stemmed from serious governance considerations regarding how community
"Copyleft was invented to solve the many problems of project governance,
assuring the rights of users and creating equal footing for all
contributors. The licensing infrastructure today also has increased in
complexity, with proprietary relicensing business models, excessive use
of CLAs, and tricky clauses on top of existing licenses.
"Given this climate, how do we understand if copyleft is succeeding?
This talk explores historical motivations and modern reactions to these
licensing matters, and digs into understanding how policies have
impacted Free Software communities for both good and ill."
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