A bi-weekly discussion of legal, policy, and other issues in the open source and software freedom community (including occasional interviews) from Brooklyn, New York, USA. Presented by Karen Sandler and Bradley M. Kuhn.
Karen and Bradley discuss two other DMCA exemptions filed by Software
Freedom Conservancy during the 2020/2021 Triennial Rulemaking Process at
the copyright office: one for wireless router firmwares and one for
Bradley and Karen enjoy and discuss Molly De Blanc's keynote at the
first annual CopyleftConf, entitled The Margins of Software Freedom, followed by an exclusive interview with Molly!
Show Notes:Segment 0 (00:37)
Bradley mentioned (without the title) the film, When
a Stranger Calls, which is indeed a real movie, not a TV movie,
and was from the late 1970s —
although Bradley saw it on TV sometime in the 1980s...
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...
Bradley and Karen discuss and critique the new initiative by the Linux Foundation called
CommunityBridge. The podcast includes various analysis that expands
blog post about Linux Foundation's CommunityBridge.
Show Notes: Segment 0 (00:36)
Conservancy helped Free Software Foundation and GNOME Foundation begin
fiscal sponsorship work...
In their final installment regarding their joint keynote at FOSDEM 2019, entitled: Can
Anyone Live in Full Software Freedom Today?: Confessions of
Activists Who Try But Fail to Avoid Proprietary Software,
you listeners can hear the final product — a recording of the
actual FOSDEM keynote. Afterwards, Karen and Bradley compare notes on
what went wrong and what went right (but mostly what went wrong) during