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Karen Sandler (karen) - 6 years ago 2015-12-01 03:19:44
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@@ -188,10 +188,9 @@ and our member projects. Most recently, that has resulted in our funding
 
of the <a href="http://sfconservancy.org/news/2015/mar/05/vmware-lawsuit/">suit
 
against VMware</a>, which is the first lawsuit on derivative works and the
 
GPL. While this work is extremely important to the continued long-term
 
success of software freedom and copyleft, it makes fundraising from companies
 
very difficult. While enforcement of the protections around free and open source
 
software is in the long term interest of the industry, many companies are
 
reluctant to fund organizations that take on this enforcement task. Some companies 
 
success of software freedom and copyleft not to mention in the long term 
 
interest of the industry as a whole, it makes fundraising from companies
 
very difficult.  Some companies 
 
have withdrawn from funding us and some have even successfully pressured 
 
conferences to cancel or prevent talks on our enforcement work. We do
 
this work because we think that it is good for everyone in the long run,
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