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Quick Mention: Boycott Endorsement from the FSF

The Trend Micro boycott was last mentioned here just 2 days ago. It turns out that the Free Software Foundation is now putting its weight behind this action by offering an endorsement of the message.

The proprietary software company Trend Micro has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Barracuda Networks. They claim that Barracuda is violating their patent by distributing the free software antivirus program ClamAV.

We should avoid using any proprietary software, but companies that use software patents for aggression are the lowest of the low.


Also from the FSF, new graphics/logos are made available to promote GPLv3 and its variant.

Have you released some software under one of the new GNU licenses? If so, you might be interested in our license logos. We just published a couple for LGPLv3 and the GNU AGPL, in addition to the classic red GPLv3 logo.


FSF GNU GPLv3As we stated before, we have no affiliations with anybody, not even the FSF. The site is independent and will always stay that way. Based on E-mails from top people, the FSF appreciates what we do, but there is no connection whatsoever. It is a frequent mistake to be avoided because while noooxml.org is a FFII project, this site is truly independent.

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