Karen and Bradley discuss enforcement of the GNU General Public License, and in particular the lawsuits recently filed by SFLC against various violators of the GPL.
Bradley and Karen discuss the USA IRS Form 990, which non-profit donors can use to understand and check up on the activities of charitable organizations in the USA.
Bradley and special guest co-host, Aaron Williamson, discuss all about the amici briefs filed in the Bilski Supreme Court case.
Bradley and Karen give the ath5k talk that they previously gave at the Linux Collaboration Summit in April 2009.
Karen and Bradley discuss issues surrounding the licensing of software documentation, and FSF's objection to the Google Books Proposed Settlement.
Karen and Bradley interview Steve Holden of the Python Software Foundation.
Bradley and Karen discuss a few different types of for-profit business models that are common around codebases licensed under the GPL.
Bradley and Karen discuss their panels at OSCON 2009.
Bradley and Karen discuss the community debate regarding C# and Mono, and its inclusion in GNU/Linux distributions.
Karen and Bradley interview Carlo Piana, a lawyer who has worked extensively in the E.U. Microsoft Anti-Trust case.
In this episode, Karen and Bradley take questions that listeners have emailed and dented to them over the past few months.
Bradley and Karen interview John Sullivan, Manager of Operations at the Free Software Foundation about their various advocacy campaigns.
Bradley and Karen interview the Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation, Stormy Peters.
Karen and Bradley discuss the intersections of software patents with FLOSS licenses. They give a general overview of how patents generally interact with FLOSS, and then discuss the patent provisions of specific FLOSS licenses.
Bradley and Karen discuss the settlement of the Microsoft/TomTom law suit and the implications for the software freedom community.
This episode is primarily composed of a recorded speech that Bradley made on complying with the GPL. An introduction and wrap-up segment with Bradley and Karen is included.
Note: The audio available for this podcast between 06:06 and 10:45 US/Eastern on 31 March 2009 had a mono/stereo issue. That has been corrected. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Bradley and Karen discuss the issues and considerations for a FLOSS project selecting a license.
In this episode of the Software Freedom Law Show, Bradley and Karen interview Van Lindberg of the law firm, Haynes and Boone. The discussion centers around explaining the difference between copyrights, patents and trademarks to Free Software developers.
In this episode, Karen and Bradley discuss the issue of licensing exceptions: texts written that give additional permissions beyond the standard permissions that come automatically with existing FLOSS licenses.
In a speech recorded in December 2008, Eben Moglen speaks about the origins of copyright and patents from a historical perspective.
Richard Fontana, Open Source Licensing and Patent Counsel from Red Hat, joins us for an in-depth interview.