New “Orphaned Works” Copyright Bill Threatens Open Source, GPL

Add CommentShareSource Articles3Thursday, July 3, 2008By adminA new bill, The Orphan Works Act of 2008, is currently making its way through congress, and it threatens to take away copyright protection from unregistered works. This includes virtually all open source software. Essentially, the bill (as I understand it — and I’m not a lawyer) will modify

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