EFF: Dangerous Decision in Oracle v. Google on APIs

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Application Programming Interfaces (API) are, generally speaking, specifications that allow programs to communicate with each other. (…) the freedom to reimplement and extend existing APIs has been the key to competition and progress in both hardware and software development (…) by ensuring that competitors could challenge established players and advance the state of the art. (1)

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Towards a Copyright free Europe?

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Copyright free Europe?
EU parliamentary committee calls for
‘sharing without intellectual property rights’

RTThe ability to make and share content without having intellectual property rights may become reality if the EU parliamentary Committee on International Trade (INTA) continues following the lead of a pirate in its ranks. Continue reading

Copyright laws soon to become a problem? COPYLEFT is the answer

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US software freedom activist and computer programmer:
Richard Stallman

“Democracy is sick in the US, government monitors your Internet” – April 16, 2009

American software freedom activist Richard Stallman, better known as the author of GNU General Public License, joined RT to give his comments on modern software copyright laws, and the risks of cyber sneaking.

Stallman interview on free software

CNL Editor’s Note:   Who is Richard Stallman? Continue reading