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posted in January 2006

New Open-Source License Draft Less Controversial Than Feared For Business

The Free Software Foundation's much-anticipated General Public License version 3 extends license compatibility to other open-source licenses, prevents businesses from imposing unfair patent restrictions on open-source software, and tightens some other loopholes. In general, though, observers say it's more pro-business than some had feared.

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