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The software license unveiled : how legislation by license controls software access

Author: Douglas E Phillips
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas E Phillips
ISBN: 9780195341874 0195341872 9780199711970 0199711976
OCLC Number: 236333696
Description: xxi, 204 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : The sacrament of the software license --
Emergence of the legislative license --
The product is the product --
Very long text : the reality of the EULA --
GPL : a Private Copyleft Act --
From "free" to "open source" --
The GPL, the public domain, and the Web --
Conclusion : Going forward.
Responsibility: Douglas E. Phillips.
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