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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

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

April 13, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x26: FOSDEM 2012: Meeks on Copyright Assignment

Summary

Karen and Bradley play and discuss Michael Meeks's FOSDEM 2012 talk, Risks and Benefits of Copyright Assignment from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

This show was released on Friday 13 April 2012; its running time is 00:47:19.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:35)

Bradley and Karen introduce Michael's talk.

Segment 1 (01:56)

Michael's slides are available from faif.us and from his blog post on the talk.

Segment 2 (26:47)


Tags: faif, licensing, copyright, FOSDEM

September 13, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x18: 12 Years of Compliance: A Historical Perspective

Summary

Bradley and Karen play a speech recording of Bradley's presentation at OSCON 2011, entitled 12 Years of FLOSS License Compliance: A Historical Perspective.

This show was released on Tuesday 13 September 2011; its running time is 00:57:19.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:36)

Segment 1 (05:02)

Segment 2 (52:35)


Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, copyright

August 30, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x17: Contributor Agreements Considered Harmful

Summary

Bradley and Karen play a speech recording of Richard Fontana's presentation at OSCON 2011, entitled Contributor Agreements Considered Harmful.

Note: this show and the slides from Richard Fontana are licensed under CC-By-SA-3.0 USA. This will be the new license of the show for this and future episodes.

This show was released on Tuesday 30 August 2011; its running time is 01:03:49.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:34)

Segment 1 (03:34)

Segment 2 (45:17)


Tags: novell, copyright, Richard Fontana

August 16, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x16: Legal Basics for Developers

Summary

Bradley and Karen play and comment on a talk recording of Aaron Williamson's and Karen's presentation at OSCON 2011, entitled Legal Basics for Developers.

This show was released on Tuesday 16 August 2011; its running time is 00:53:53.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:33)

Segment 1 (05:53)

Segment 2 (49:36)


Tags: faif, copyright

July 19, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x14: Free as in FOAM

Summary

Karen and Bradley briefly discuss and play Bradley's keynote at the Sixth Annual OpenFOAM Conference.

This show was released on Tuesday 19 July 2011; its running time is 01:04:03.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:38)

Segment 1 (03:20)

Segment 2 (53:12)


Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, copyright

June 7, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x11: Corporate Licensing Decisions That Impact the Project's Community

Summary

Dan Lynch (filling in for Karen) and Bradley discuss a few examples where licensing decisions by companies impacts the health of the software development community.

This show was released on Tuesday 7 June 2011; its running time is 01:24:34.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:36)

Segment 1 (00:32:30)

Segment 2 (01:16:09)

Bradley thanked Dan, on behalf of Karen, for all his work to make Free as in Freedom possible.


Tags: faif, novell, commercial, licensing, copyright, LGPL, LibreOffice, OpenOffice, Oracle, IBM

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