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Graham, L. ; Christensen, O'Connor, Johnson & Kindness, Seattle, WA, USA

Linux is laudable for its features and technical attributes. But Linux is also a legal marvel. Using donated time, money, and equipment, programmers developed a complete operating system that is free in the legal sense. Whatever your personal opinions regarding intellectual-property laws Linux should be applauded. The author looks at the copyright and other legal aspects of free software such as Linux

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Software, IEEE  (Volume:16 ,  Issue: 1 )