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21 June 2011
Karen announces her new job, and Bradley and Karen discuss the recent USA Supreme Court decisions on patents.
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This show was released on Tuesday 21 June 2011; its running time is 00:54:31.
Segment 0 (00:37)
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- Karen is now the Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation. (04:30)
- Bradley served on the GNOME Foundation Executive Director Hiring Committee, but resigned when Karen became a serious candidate. (05:13)
- Karen will continue as General Counsel of Question Copyright, and pro-bono counsel to Software Freedom Conservancy, and will also continue pro bono on some matters for SFLC. (06:30)
- Bradley has been working on GNU Bash. (07:34)
- Berlin's Tegel airport is closing soon. (14:40)
- Bradley mentioned that he incorrectly said in 0x11 that Red Hat doesn't provide sources publicly for RHEL. The RHEL SRPMS are actually on Red Hat's FTP site. (18:20)
- There are various identica threads on the RHEL issue from 0x11.(18:47)
- Bradley has previously explained the history of the term “punditocracy” in episode 0x0A. (27:46)
Segment 1 (28:58)
- Bradley and Karen discuss the USA Supreme Court decision in the Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB S. A. case, on which SFLC submitted an amicus brief, which was previously discussed in FaiF Episode 0x05. (29:55)
- Bradley and Karen discuss the USA Supreme Court decision in the Microsoft Corp. v. i4i Ltd. Partnership case, on which the EFF submitted an amicus brief. (40:11)