[ntp:questions] EFF Wins Protection for Time Zone Database
unruh at invalid.ca
Thu Feb 23 16:02:00 UTC 2012
On 2012-02-23, Marco Marongiu <brontolinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is pleased to announce that a
> copyright lawsuit threatening an important database of time zone
> information has been dismissed. The astrology software company that
> filed the lawsuit, Astrolabe, has also apologized and agreed to a
> 'covenant not to sue' going forward, which will help protect the
> database from future baseless legal actions and disruptions.
Great news. I sure makes the navy(?) look bad for not backing the software,
and instead hanging Olson out to dry. Probably best all around now.
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