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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 12 years ago 2011-01-03 12:31:35
Various grammar and wording improvements, and added note about opposing swpats.
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<p>FLOSS projects whose <a href="/members/apply">applications are
    accepted</a> become an actual part of the Software Freedom Conservancy
    (akin to a separate department for a large agency).  Once joined, the
    (akin to a separate department of a large agency).  Once joined, the
    <a href="/members">&ldquo;member project&rdquo;</a> receives most of
    the benefits of existing as a non-profit corporate entity without
    actually having to form and maintain one.  Conservancy aggregates the
    work of running a FLOSS non-profit for <a href="/members/current/">its
    many members</a>.</p>

<p>The Conservancy provides a large group of important services for its
<p>The Conservancy provides a <a href="/members/services/">many important services</a> for its
  member projects.  Member projects can take directed donations, which
  allows donors to earmark their donations for the benefit of a specific
  FLOSS project.  Conservancy provides fiscal oversight to ensure that
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<p>If the member project's leaders want, Conservancy can also hold other
  assets and titles on behalf of the projects, such as copyrights,
  trademarks, domain names, online hosting accounts, title and ownership
  trademarks, domain names, online hosting accounts, and title and ownership
  of physical hardware.  Also at discretion of the project's leaders,
  Conservancy can assist in defending the rights represented in these
  assets.  For example, Conservancy is available to assist member projects
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  their capacity as project leaders, receive some protection from personal
  liability for their work on the project.</p>

<p>A full and detailed <a href="/members/services/">list of Conservancy's
<p>For further reading on the benefits of Conservancy, a full and detailed <a href="/members/services/">list of Conservancy's
  services for its member projects</a> and a <a href="/members/current/">a
  list of Conservancy's current member projects</a> are available.</p>

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  study, improve and share their software.  Conservancy helps protect,
  enable, coordinate, facilitate and defend the public's right to copy,
  share, modify and redistribute FLOSS both non-commercially and
  commercially.  Finally, like most organizations devoted to FLOSS,
  Conservancy opposes the notion of patents that cover software, and urges
  contributors to its member projects not to apply for patents.</p>

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