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The Law collection is an archive of articles covering open source and legal topics.

The GPL Cooperation Commitment fosters innovation by freeing developers from fear of license...
circle containers moving in various directions and ways

The implications of distributing software through container images are quite different from those...
Why Oil States is good for open source

Find out why Oil States v. Greene’s Energy is a victory for technology companies and innovators who...
How will the GDPR impact open source communities?

Many organizations are scrambling to understand how changes in privacy laws will impact their work.
Why so little love for the patent grant in the MIT License?

Too often, I hear it said that the MIT License has no patent license, or that it has merely some...
What legal remedies exist for breach of GPL software?

These recent court cases shed some light on what legal remedies exist for breach of GPL software.
CLA vs. DCO: What's the difference?

In your open source adventures, you may have heard the acronyms CLA and DCO, and you may have said...
Top 10 open source legal stories

Take a look at some of the most important legal cases from the past year, including GitHub's...