Apple’s GPL Snafu and Opportunity

Apple is finding itself on wrong end of the Free Software Foundation (FSF). An iPhone port of GNU Go has made its way into the App Store, which is all good — except that the terms of the App Store conflict with the GNU General Public License.

In case you missed it, the FSF sent notice to Apple about the inclusion of Go and raised the alarm publicly. This is a bit unusual for the FSF, which prefers to handle these issues quietly, at least initially. Why the change of tactic? Here’s what the FSF has to say:

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