Tag Archives: GPL

Scrutinising the Microsoft WSPP Development Agreements

Disclaimer: Just my opinion, not the official opinion of the Software Freedom Law Center on whose board of directors I serve. Thanks to Anne-Catherine Lorrain for research on the reverse engineering and decompilation exceptions of the 1991 directive. Microsoft has published its licenses for access to interoperability information in the field of file and printer […]

DRMs and free software

Background for debatting this issue in the context of the French DADVSI law and the GNU GPL version 3 drafting process DRM stands for Digital Rights Management. Within the free software and open information communities, some have proposed to interpret the acronym as standing for Digital Restrictions Management, as to better highlight the corresponding functionality. […]