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Open Content and Open Access

A few years ago ‚Open Content‘, the application of the license model for free software to other works was still far away but today it seems to have established itself. The term ‘Open Content’ is not always used consistently. Often it is used with a wider scope so that a lot of different license models can be summarized under it. These normally allow for duplication and distribution without the payment of license fees as well as the right for everyone to provide access to the content for all purposes or for specific (e.g. non-commercial) purposes.
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B. Country specific

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II. Publications in academic journals and compilations

Here you can find academic articles about the legal issues that can arise with free software, about open content, licenses and filesharing. Information about additional publications by ifrOSS members can also be provided upon request. As far as the article is provided online, this is done with permission of the publisher in question. Read More...

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III. Publications in 'Linux Magazin'

Through kind permission granted by the Linux New Media AG, Munich, we are able to provide articles of our members that were published in 'Linux Magazin' first. Read More...

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IV. Additional publications

With permission of the mentioned publishers, below you can find articles published in computer magazines similar publications. Read More...

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V. Petitions to the Federal Department of Justice

In light of efforts to reform copyright law, ifrOSS submitted several official statements. Read More...

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VI. Petitions to the European Parliament

The decisions that build the foundations of the future of copyright and patent law are taken at the EU level and can hardly be changed at the national level. That's why ifrOSS is already participates in the legislative process at that stage. Read More...

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