Software Freedom Law Center debuts

Posted by dave on Feb 3, 2005 1:28 PM EDT
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As a result of increased legal scrutiny and scare tactics, some of the top talent in technology law is lining up to defend and guide open source, as evidenced by the announcement of a new law center at the Enterprise Linux Summit in San Francisco this week. The Software Freedom Law Center, to be headed by Columbia University law professor Eben Moglen, Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) General Counsel Diane Peters, MIT scientist Daniel Weitzner, and Stanford Law professor and author Lawrence Lessig, was unveiled as a provider of pro-bono legal services for eligible non-profit open source software projects and developers.

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