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Eben Moglen

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The O’Reilly Distributing the Future Podcast turned up this interesting talk at OSCON 2006 by Eben Moglen, professor of law and history of law at Columbia University. Moglen, pro bono General Counsel for the Free Software Foundation and Chairman of Software Freedom Law Center is an unabashed champion of open source software development and staunch critic of patents in software. I’ll let you make your own conclusions, but found his contention that American patent law arose from immigration policy fascinating.

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Eben Moglen ~ Legal Opinions (.mp3)

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