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FSF works with PayPal to the benefit of the free software community

Free Software FoundationThe Free Software Foundation thanks PayPal for responding to its concerns and making its terms more free software friendly.

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA — Monday, November 23rd, 2009 — Usually when you hear good news about licensing from the Free Software Foundation (FSF), it’s because some noteworthy software has become free software or GPL-compatible when it wasn’t before. Today’s news is a little unorthodox because it doesn’t fit that description–but it will still be a big help to free software developers.

A large number of people in the free software community feel that PayPal is a convenient way to send money to others. Part of the reason for this is that you can use many of PayPal’s services with only free software–they typically don’t require special proprietary software, or even JavaScript. Continue reading at the Free Software Foundation.

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