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Displaying casts tagged licensing

November 24, 2015

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x57: Support Conservancy Now!

Summary

Free as in Freedom host Christopher Allan Webber interviews Karen Sandler and Bradley Kuhn about their work on copyleft and at Software Freedom Conservancy. You can become a Supporter of this work!

This show was released on Tuesday 24 November 2015; its running time is 00:26:10.

Show Notes


Tags: faif, licensing, copyleft, Conservancy

December 30, 2014

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x53: Can Plagiarism Happen Under Copyleft?

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss what plagiarism is (or isn't) and how it interacts with copyleft licenses.

This show was released on Tuesday 30 December 2014; its running time is 01:16:43.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:37)

Segment 1 (00:16:16)


Tags: faif, GPL, Creative Commons, commercial, licensing, plagiarism

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

December 11, 2014

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x51: Why Licenses Requiring Use of Trademarks are Non-Free

Summary

Bradley and Karen play and discuss Pam Chestek's talk entitled Why Licenses Requiring Use of Trademarks are Non-Free that she gave on Sunday 2 February 2014 at FOSDEM 2014.

This show was released on Thursday 11 December 2014; its running time is 01:10:00.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:34)

Segment 1 (00:13:26)

Pam Chestek gives a talk entitled Why Licenses Requiring Use of Trademarks are Non-Free. You can watch the video instead of listening to our audio and follow along with Pam's slides.

Segment 2 (01:00:37)


Tags: faif, commercial, licensing, 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

October 9, 2014

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x4F: Linus Torvalds' Comments at DebConf 2014

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss and criticize comments made by Linus Torvalds at his Q&A during DebConf 2014 in Portland, OR on 29 August 2014.

This show was released on Thursday 9 October 2014; its running time is 00:38:51.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:37)

Bradley and Karen discuss the Q&A with Linus Torvalds at DebConf 2014 in Portland, OR on 29 August 2014. (01:09)

Segment 1 (04:30)


Tags: faif, GPL, FSF, licensing, Debian, gender, conferences

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

August 5, 2014

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x4B: CLA Panel Discussion

Summary

Bradley and Karen host a panel discussion on CLAs with Van Lindberg and Richard Fontana.

This show was released on Tuesday 5 August 2014; its running time is 00:54:05.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:38)

Bradley and Karen introduce the panel discussion.

Segment 1 (01:28)

Segment 2 (48:17)


Tags: faif, commercial, licensing, 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

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

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

August 2, 2013

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x40: Alison Chaiken on Free Software in Cars

Summary

Note: initially, from 2013-08-01 18:30 through 2013-08-02 08:40 (US/Eastern), the audio file links in the feed did not work. That has been corrected.

Bradley and Karen interview Alison Chaiken about Free Software in cars.

This show was released on Friday 2 August 2013; its running time is 00:51:30.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:38)

Bradley and Karen introduce the interview.

Segment 1 (00:01:43)

Segment 2 (00:36:09)


Tags: GPL, licensing

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

May 7, 2013

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x3C: FOSDEM 2013: How to Share a Trademark

Summary

Karen and Bradley listen to and discuss Pamela Chestek's talk from FOSDEM 2013, entitled How to Share a Trademark.

This show was released on Tuesday 7 May 2013; its running time is 01:23:47.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:33)

Karen and Bradley introduce the talk.

Segment 0 (00:02:05)

Pam gave us slides, but it's all in one big SVG.

Segment 2 (00:55:10)


Tags: faif, licensing, FOSDEM, trademarks

April 11, 2013

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x3B: FOSDEM 2013: Should We Embrace App Stores?

Summary

Karen and Bradley listen to and discuss Simon Phipps' and Amanda Brock's talk from FOSDEM 2013, entitled Should We Embrace App Stores?.

This show was released on Thursday 11 April 2013; its running time is 01:11:25.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:33)

Karen and Bradley introduce the talk.

Segment 1 (00:03:03)

Segment 1 (00:49:35)

Bradley and Karen discuss the talk.


Tags: licensing, FOSDEM

April 3, 2013

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x3A: FOSDEM 2013: FOSS Code Goes In And Never Comes Out

Summary

Karen and Bradley listen to and discuss Gabriel Holloway's talk from FOSDEM 2013, entitled FOSS code goes in and never comes out: The Challenge of Sandboxed Proprietary Cloud Services.

This show was released on Wednesday 3 April 2013; its running time is 01:24:33.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:33)

Karen and Bradley introduce the talk.

Segment 1 (00:05:48)

The speaker's that you hear are:

Unfortunately, Gabe didn't provide us with slides.

Segment 2 (00:52:25)


Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, FOSDEM, AGPL

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

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

May 22, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x29: Richard Fontana at Linux Collaboration Summit 2012

Summary

Karen and Bradley play and discuss Richard Fontana's Linux Collaboration Summit 2012 talk, The Decline of the GPL, and What To Do About It.

This show was released on Tuesday 22 May 2012; its running time is 01:19:27.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:36)

Karen mentioned a legal summit where Richard and Karen spoke; the same event where the organizers said having Bradley speak would be the same as having the caterers speak.

Segment 1 (04:46)

Fontana's slides for this talk are available on Fontana's website.

Note that this talk is a longer version of Ricahrd Fontana's FOSDEM 2012 talk, The (possible) decline of the GPL, and what to do about it from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

Segment 2 (57:24)

Bradley and Karen discuss Fontana's talk.


Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, copyright, Richard Fontana, LibreOffice, OpenOffice, Oracle, conferences

May 8, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x28: FOSDEM 2012: Loic Dachary

Summary

Karen and Bradley play and discuss Loïc Dachary's FOSDEM 2012 talk, Can for-profit companies enforce copyleft without becoming corrupt like MySQL AB? from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

This show was released on Tuesday 8 May 2012; its running time is 00:56:01.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:35)

Bradley and Karen discuss FOSDEM again.

Segment 1 (10:10)

Unfortunately, we don't have Loïc's slides.

Segment 2 (32:03)

Bradley and Karen comment on Loïc's talk.


Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, FOSDEM

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