UK Gov ditches FRAND for interoperability

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UK Gov ditches FRAND for interoperability

Postby guy » Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:19 pm

"... rights related to implementation of a standard should be licensed on a royalty free basis that is compatible with both open source and proprietary licensed solutions."
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"Where standards define interfaces to support interoperability we have concluded that royalty free standards are likely to be more appropriate..."

See Open Standards Consultation - Government Response page 11.

See also Open Standards Principles
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