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Google Goes After Open Source Licensing Cruft

Google has secret plans to put out its own open source software license, according to this story in The Register. Apparently, Google’s efforts will center around developing a simplified open source license that makes it easier for developers to stay “within the spirit” of the license in addition to the law. Chris DiBona at Google was asked about the plans but won’t budge with details yet. Still, The Register claims that Google’s efforts could improve the license proliferation issues facing the OSI.”
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