Bull Shit Artists
[“Our concern is that they [IDABC] will still insist on standards that have no intellectual property [IP] rights and they will not revise the definition of an open standard as contained in EIF version one,” he said.]
So I would have to pay whatever licensing fee (and obey whatever EULA restriction foisted upon me) if I wanted to interoperate with the government, if the BSA bastards get their way.
How nice of them.
Hey, if they're concerned that there will have no IP rights, then why not put them under an IP rights license: GPL!
What, they don't want such a non-free license?
OK, BSD. It's still an IP license. Many companies already USE BSD.
(what a bunch of self-serving fuckwits)