Christian Engström, Pirat

3 december 2011

”EU Funding Could Hurt Open Source Licensing”

Filed under: English,informationspolitik — Christian Engström @ 11:12

PC World writes:

The Pirate Party’s representative in the European Parliament has warned that a new European Union funding package for IT innovation could seriously damage open source licensing.
”The essence of open source is that you share everything freely and that is simply not compatible with Article 41 of the proposal. I feel very disappointed in the protectionist nature of the ”Europe First” element. The ability to collaborate on a massive scale is the steam engine of this century,”  Member of the European Parliament Christian Engstrom said.

Read more in PC World

2 kommentarer

  1. ”In its current form, Horizon 2020 would require developers to ask the Commission for permission before assigning their copyright.”

    Do you know, why toilet paper has two layers? Because a copy of every document must be sent to the Commission. Everything must be under control.

    Kommentar av Anonym — 3 december 2011 @ 13:38

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