SFLC News: 2005 [RSS]

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) today released a document specifying the process and guidelines for revising the Foundation's GNU General Public License (GNU GPL). The FSF will release the first discussion draft of the new license for comment at the International Public Conference for GPLv3 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on January 16 and 17, 2006.



The Software Freedom Law Center is pleased to announce that we have been retained by Mambo's former core development teams, now reorganizing themselves as Open Source Matters, a not-for-profit corporation. In order to continue developing their code as true Free Software, the team unanimously decided to take the project in a new institutional direction. SFLC is delighted to be working with them, and we look forward to assisting our clients as they ensure that the premier PHP content management system remains forever free and responsive to the needs of its community.


The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), provider of pro-bono legal services to protect and advance Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), today announced it will represent the Plone Foundation. The Foundation, based in Houston, Texas, supports the development and promotion of the open source content management system, Plone, and its developer community.


The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), provider of pro-bono legal services to protect and advance Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), today announced it will represent The X.Org Foundation, the global consortium that develops and supports X Window System technology and standards. X Window System, an open source project, is the underlying technology behind the graphical user interface (GUI) used on all UNIX and Linux operating systems and is also popular on Macintosh, Windows and other operating systems.