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Moglen plans "general counsel's office for the entire movement"
Thursday, February 17 2005 @ 10:24 pm CST
Contributed by: Linegod
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Justice From Newsforge:

Earlier this month, the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) announced its existence. General coverage of the event stressed the Center's board of directors -- virtually a Who's Who of the legal experts on free and open source software (FOSS) -- its initial funding, and the increasing legal threats that loom behind its creation. Yet behind the facts of the news release is a larger story.

In helping to create the organization, Center director Eben Moglen, the framer of the GNU General Public License, is not just looking for a way to defend the FOSS communities against legal threats. Yet he is also looking beyond this potential need. By 2010, he hopes to see the SFLC become the center of a web of associations that will link FOSS projects, tech-savvy lawyers, and corporations, to everyone's mutual benefit.

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