More lawyers on our side

Summary:When I see the proprietary software industry pushing lawyers to write stories like thisI do despair a bit.But at least our side is getting some reinforcements.

When I see the proprietary software industry pushing lawyers to write stories like thisI do despair a bit.

But at least our side is getting some reinforcements. The Software Freedom Law Center, launched with $4 million from the OSDL, is headed byEben Moglen, a professor of law at Columbia Law. He wants to raise another $5 million to keep two full-time attorneys, a technical officer, and administrative staff running for two years.>

Dig deep, because Moglen and company already have two clients, Samba and the Free Software Foundation.

Might I suggest they start with a reply to that first link? But what do you think they should do? We'd love to hear from you in TalkBack.

Topics: Legal

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Dana Blankenhorn has been a business journalist since 1978, and has covered technology since 1982. He launched the Interactive Age Daily, the first daily coverage of the Internet to launch with a magazine, in September 1994.

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