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forks

Although forking is undesirable, the potential for forking provides a discipline that drives people...

Non-standard open source contributor license agreements are creating monstrosities akin to the ones...

Get up to date with these 5 articles, from GDPR to licensing.

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...