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Title: Installation Information requirements in the GPLv3 and LGPLv3
Author: Pascal, Bénédicte
Others: European Opensource & Free Software Law Event (4th : 2011 : Barcelona)
Keywords: GPLv3;GPLv3;GPLv3;LGPLv3;LGPLv3;LGPLv3
Issue Date: 4-Nov-2011
Abstract: One of the major changes introduced in the GPLv3 and LGPLv3 is the clause preventing "tivoisation". Richard Stallman defines Tivoisation as "the practice of designing hardware so that a modified version cannot function properly". In this presentation we will go through the reasons of why the information installation requirement was introduced, how you can comply with this requirement and why you may want to think about it now rather than later.
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10609/10062
Appears in Collections:European Opensource and Free Software Law Event, EOLE 2011

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