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13 May 2014
Bradley and Karen explain why they've been gone for so long, and then discuss the recent Oracle v. Google Federal Appeals Court Decision.
This show was released on Tuesday 13 May 2014; its running time is 00:55:43.
Segment 0 (00:00:31)
- Karen is now Executive Director of Conservancy and Bradley is President and Distinguished Technologist. (03:01)
- Bradley will be working extensively on the NPO Accounting Project. (03:40)
Segment 1 (00:09:37)
- Karen says the Oracle v. Google Federal Appeals Court Decision is not an engaging read, but the lower court decision was. (09:50)
- Karen said: You're out of your element, Donny! (12:38)
- Karen mentioned a tweet from the EFF (15:23)
- Bradley mentioned his older blog post about the previous decision (16:48)
- Karen incorrectly said we never recorded a show on the previous decision, but we did indeed discuss the previous Oracle v. Google decision in , which Bradley and Karen discussed in Episode 0x35 (18:53)
- Karen and Bradley explained what an affirmative defense, arguments in the alternative, and merger doctrine. (21:03)
- Bradley mentioned the Apache Software Foundation is now publicly more against copyleft software than proprietary software, and that such position is unreasonable, unlike the OpenBSD position that copyleft and proprietary software are equally bad: a position Bradley disagrees with but agrees is consistent, reasonable moral stance. (38:40)
- Bradley mentioned his discussions with Mark J. Wielaard of the Classpath project (52:20)
- Bradley and Karen ask people to doante to Conservancy.