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2007-08-15 Affero General Public License Version 3 Draft

The Free Software Foundation just released the Last Call Draft (2) of Version 3 of the GNU Affero General Public License. For those who don't know what's the Affero license is, it's a GNU General Public License with an additional clause to cover distribution over the network (e.g. web-based services or any network services). The purpose is to keep the software free including when the distribution is only via remotely accessible service. The comment process is now open… I added a comment about a potential (or not?) loophole. The usefulness of such free software license is increasing due to the exponential use of web services.