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May 11, 2019

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x67: Analysis of Two Backports of GPLv3 Termination Provisions to GPLv2

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss two additional permissions that can be used to “backport” the GPLv3 Termination provisions to GPLv2 — the Kernel Enforcement Statement Additional Permission, and the Red Hat Cooperation Commitment. A blog post on Conservancy's site summarizes the discussion on this show.

This show was released on Saturday 11 May 2019; its running time is 00:41:56.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:35)

Segment 1 (13:04)

Segment 2 (26:10)

Segment 3 (38:40)

The next episode of will be an interview with Molly De Blanc and recording of her keynote at CopyleftConf 2019


Tags: faif, GPL, copyright

April 22, 2019

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x66: The End of Hellwig vs. VMware

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss the details of the completion of the lawsuit (which Conservancy supported) between Christoph Hellwig and VMware in Germany.

This show was released on Monday 22 April 2019; its running time is 00:38:29.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:37)

Segment 1 (09:26)

Segment 2 (33:01)

  • In the next episode, Karen will discuss the Kernel Enforcement Statement Additional Permission, and the Red Hat “Cooperation Commitment”. (35:40)

  • Tags: faif, copyright, patents, copyleft

    September 2, 2016

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x5C: Basic FLOSS Concepts: Licensing 101

    Summary

    Bradley and Karen give a basic introduction of copyright licensing of Open Source and Free Software.

    This show was released on Friday 2 September 2016; its running time is 01:02:03.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:35)


    Tags: faif, GPL, copyright, copyleft

    July 14, 2016

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x58: Debian Copyright Aggregation

    Summary

    Bradley and Karen discuss Conservancy's Debian Copyright Aggregation project. (Note: While it was released just after DebConf16, this episode was recorded well before DebConf16; the discussions about DebConf refer to DebConf15.)

    This show was released on Thursday 14 July 2016; its running time is 00:39:32.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:38)

    Note: While it was released just after DebConf16, this episode was recorded well before DebConf16; the discussions about DebConf refer to DebConf15.


    Tags: faif, copyright, Debian

    December 24, 2014

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x52: Legal Issues from a Radical Community Angle

    Summary

    Bradley and Karen play and discuss

    Stefano Zacchiroli's talk entitled Legal issues from a radical community angle that he gave 12:00 European/Central time on Sunday 2 February 2014 at FOSDEM 2014.

    This show was released on Wednesday 24 December 2014; its running time is 01:04:50.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:00:35)

    Karen and Bradley introduce the talk.

    Segment 1 (00:02:38)

    Stefano Zacchiroli's talk entitled Legal issues from a radical community angle . You can watch the video instead of listening to our audio and/or follow along with Zach's slides.

    Segment 2 (00:53:17)


    Tags: faif, licensing, copyright, Debian, FOSDEM, trademarks

    November 11, 2014

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x50: Big Announcements & Evans' FOSDEM 2014 Talk

    Summary

    Karen and Bradley announce Conservancy's DMCA filing and Conservancy and FSF's joint launch of the copyleft.org project, and then discuss Eileen Evans' FOSDEM 2014 talk, entitled Licensing Models and Building an Open Source Community.

    This show was released on Tuesday 11 November 2014; its running time is 01:13:10.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:36)

    Segment 1 (19:38)

    This is a recording of Eileen Evans' FOSDEM 2014 talk, entitled Licensing Models and Building an Open Source Community. If you'd rather watch the video, which includes the slides from her talk, it's available on FOSDEM's site.

    Segment 2 (46:40)


    Tags: faif, commercial, licensing, non-profit, copyright, CLAs, copyleft

    August 26, 2014

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x4C: Copyleft vs permissive vs CLAs

    Summary

    Bradley and Karen discuss the talk, Copyleft vs. Permissive vs. Contributor License Agreements: A Veteran’s Perspective by Simo Sorce given at FOSDEM 2013 on Sunday 3 February 2013.

    This show was released on Tuesday 26 August 2014; its running time is 01:14:47.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:00:38)

    Bradley and Karen introduce Simo's talk.

    Segment 1 (00:03:02)

    The slides from Simo's talk are available, if you want to follow along

    Segment 2 (00:59:50)

    Segment 3 (01:10:22)

    Bradley and Karen are still trying to decide what to do about the FOSDEM 2014 talks.


    Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, copyright, CLAs

    July 30, 2014

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x4A: See LA?

    Summary

    Bradley and Karen discuss Contributor Licensing Agreements, which pulls material from Bradley's blog posts on the subject.

    This show was released on Wednesday 30 July 2014; its running time is 00:44:34.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:36)


    Tags: faif, commercial, licensing, copyright, IBM, patents, CLAs

    July 1, 2014

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x48: copyleft-next

    Summary

    Bradley and Karen discuss the talk, copyleft-next: an Introduction by Richard Fontana given at FOSDEM 2013 on Sunday 3 February 2013.

    This show was released on Tuesday 1 July 2014; its running time is 01:35:07.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:37)

    Bradley and Karen introduce the talk.

    Segment 1 (05:37)

    The slides Fontana's talk on copyleft-next are available.

    Segment 2 (01:06:51)


    Tags: faif, GNU, GPL, FSF, copyright, Richard Fontana

    June 3, 2014

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x46: O'Sullivan's Legally Cementing Licences in Legislation

    Summary

    Bradley and Karen discuss the talk, Legally Cementing Licences in Legislation: Two Law Merchant Models for Free Software Licences by Maureen O’Sullivan given at FOSDEM 2013 on Sunday 3 February 2013.

    This show was released on Tuesday 3 June 2014; its running time is 01:06:41.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:00:37)

    Segment 1 (00:06:48)

    Bradley and Karen introduce the talk.

    Segment 2 (00:07:20)

    This segment is the talk, Legally Cementing Licences in Legislation: Two Law Merchant Models for Free Software Licences by Maureen O’Sullivan given at FOSDEM 2013 on Sunday 3 February 2013. You can follow along with the slides.

    Segment 3 (00:50:55)


    Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, copyright

    May 13, 2014

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x44: Oracle v. Google Federal Appeals Court Decision

    Summary

    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.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:00:31)

    Segment 1 (00:09:37)


    Tags: faif, copyright, Oracle

    October 17, 2013

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x43: State of the GNUnion

    Summary

    Karen and Bradley listen to and discuss John Sullivan's talk from FOSDEM 2013, entitled State of the GNUnion.

    This show was released on Thursday 17 October 2013; its running time is 01:19:37.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:00:33)

    Karen and Bradley introduce the talk.

    Segment 1 (00:01:58)

    The slides for John's talk are available, and the source of those slides is available too.

    Segment 1 (00:54:31)

    Segment 2 (01:14:53)

    Private Internet Access became a new GNOME Advisory Board Member.


    Tags: faif, GNU, GPL, FSF, non-profit, copyright, FOSDEM

    September 4, 2013

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x42: libVLC LGPL Relicensing

    Summary

    Karen and Bradley listen to and discuss Jean-Baptiste Kempf's talk from FOSDEM 2013, entitled Relicensing libVLC and VLC modules from GPL to LGPL.

    This show was released on Wednesday 4 September 2013; its running time is 01:25:43.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:00:28)

    Segment 1 (00:05:52)

    Jean-Baptiste Kempf slides are available for this talk.

    Segment 2 (01:03:20)

    Segment 3 (01:21:00)

    Bradley and Karen discussed the release of the ExFAT Samsung source code.


    Tags: faif, FSF, licensing, copyright, LGPL

    June 13, 2013

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x3E: Mozilla - Licensing in the Trenches

    Summary

    Karen and Bradley listen to and discuss Gervase Markham's talk from FOSDEM 2013, entitled Mozilla: Licensing In The Trenches.

    This show was released on Thursday 13 June 2013; its running time is 01:11:55.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:00:34)

    Segment 1 (00:04:57)

    Gerv's slides from his FOSDEM 2013 talk can be downloaded from FOSDEM's website.

    Segment 2 (00:51:48)

    Bradley and Karen discuss Gerv's talk.


    Tags: Creative Commons, licensing, non-profit, copyright, IBM, conferences, FOSDEM

    March 26, 2013

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x39: FOSDEM 2013: What is a Derivative Work under European Copyright Law?

    Summary

    Karen and Bradley listen to and discuss Till Jaeger's talk from FOSDEM 2013, entitled What is a derivative work under European Copyright Law?.

    This show was released on Tuesday 26 March 2013; its running time is 01:13:07.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:00:31)

    Karen and Bradley introduce the talk.

    Segment 2 (00:02:41)

    The speaker's that you hear are:

    The slides for Till Jaeger's talk are available.

    Segment 2 (00:49:11)


    Tags: faif, copyright, FOSDEM

    February 13, 2013

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x37: Copyright Assignment Again

    Summary

    Karen and Bradley discuss the LWN article, GnuTLS, copyright assignment, and GNU project governance and other issues related to copyright assignment.

    This show was released on Wednesday 13 February 2013; its running time is 01:01:15.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:46)


    Tags: faif, GNU, GPL, FSF, licensing, copyright

    December 5, 2012

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x35: Oracle vs. Google Copyright Decision

    Summary

    Karen and Bradley discuss the copyright decision in the Oracle vs. Google case.

    This show was released on Wednesday 5 December 2012; its running time is 00:32:38.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:33)


    Tags: faif, copyright, Oracle

    September 14, 2012

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x31: GNU Mediagoblin

    Summary

    Karen and Bradley interview Christopher Allan Webber of the GNU Mediagoblin project.

    This show was released on Friday 14 September 2012; its running time is 00:45:39.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:31)

    Karen and Bradley introduce the interview.

    Segment 0 (00:56)

    Segment 1 (43:36)

    GNU Mediagoblin will be launching a fundraising campaign soon. Check back here for details later!


    Tags: faif, GNU, copyright, AGPL

    June 19, 2012

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x2C: FOSDEM 2012: Laurent's Open Licences before European Courts

    Summary

    Karen and Bradley play and discuss Philippe Laurent's FOSDEM 2012 talk, Open Licences before European Courts from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

    This show was released on Tuesday 19 June 2012; its running time is 00:44:07.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:36)

    Karen and Bradley mention there is one talk remaining after this one from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

    Segment 1 (03:04)

    Philippe's slides are available from faif.us. Note: the slides are licensed differently than the show: they are CC-By-SA-3.0-Unported (rather than -USA).

    Segment 2 (32:22)


    Tags: faif, GPL, copyright, conferences, FOSDEM

    May 29, 2012

    [Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x2A: Conservancy's Compliance Project

    Summary

    Karen and Bradley discuss Software Freedom Conservancy's announcement regarding its coordinated license compliance program.

    This show was released on Tuesday 29 May 2012; its running time is 00:32:53.

    Show Notes

    Segment 0 (00:36)

    Karen and Bradley discuss Software Freedom Conservancy's announcement regarding its coordinated license compliance program.


    Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, non-profit, copyright

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