Major Court victory against Friday evening. After hearing oral arguments from both sides, The Judge quickly decided to remand our case back to California state court! sfconservancy.org/news/2022/ma

In the ruling, 👩‍⚖️ Staton stated “the enforcement of ‘an additional contractual promise separate & distinct from any rights provided by the copyright laws’ amounts to an ‘extra element,’ & ∴ SFC's claims are not preempted“ by federal copyright law storage.courtlistener.com/reca

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This is a win *not* just for @conservancy! This win indicates that federal courts view GPL is both a license and a contract — as we have long argued. The case now proceeds in state court.
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