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Several months ago, German Ministry of Justice published an initiative to improve the regulation of licenses during the insolvency proceedings. As a response, <a href="http://www.ifross.org">ifrOSS (Institute for Legal Questions on Free and Open Source Software)</a> supported by FSFE now prepared the suggestion of the Free Software clause that could effectively remove the problems specifically associated with the Free Software. The clause ensures that Free Software licensing model would not be negatively affected by a bankruptcy of a licensing rights holder. It makes it clear that any offer to grant Free Software license made before the licensor's bankruptcy can be accepted by anyone even after the bankruptcy proceedings started.
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Several months ago, German Ministry of Justice published an initiative to improve the regulation of licenses during the insolvency proceedings. As a response, <a href="http://www.ifross.org">ifrOSS (Institute for Legal Questions on Free and Open Source Software)</a> supported by FSFE now prepared the suggestion of the Free Software clause that could effectively remove the problems specifically associated with the Free Software. The clause ensures that Free Software licensing model would not be negatively affected by a bankruptcy of a licensing rights holder. It makes it clear that any offer to grant Free Software license made before the licensor's bankruptcy can be accepted by anyone even after the bankruptcy proceedings started.</p> 

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FSFE aks the German Ministry of Justice to consider this proposal favorably as it can greatly contribute to the legal certainty of the Free Software based industries, such as automotive, mechanical engineering and IT field.
<p>FSFE aks the German Ministry of Justice to consider this proposal favorably as it can greatly contribute to the legal certainty of the Free Software based industries, such as automotive, mechanical engineering and IT field.
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