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U.S. Department of Labor applies Creative Commons license to all work created with $150M grant

Creative Commons licenses
Creative Commons (CC) actively works to support foundations , governments , IGOs , and other funders who create, adopt and implement open policies ...Read more

Opensource.com now using Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license

TLDR: Opensource.com is now using the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license as our preferred license for all original...Read more

Creative Commons enables the return of the game Glitch

open source game art and code
If you never had a chance to play the delightful Flash-based MMO game Glitch—soon to be rescued from the pit of dead games thanks to Creative Commons...Read more

Best of Opensource.com: Top guides for getting things done the open source way

Guides and tutorials from Opensource.com
This year at Opensource.com, we challenged our contributors to give us the best and most useful guides, how-tos, and tutorials they could produce...Read more

Younger developers reject licensing, risk chance for reform

Modern copyright law grants copyright automatically to any creative work, including simple things like blog posts – and small pieces of code on...Read more

Which open source software license should I use?

MPL GPL APACHE
I’ve recently been involved in several discussions that are variations on, "Which open source or free software license should I choose for my project...Read more

Abolishing patents: Too soon or too late?

patent stop sign
"Patents are here to stay." This is the sort of statement that makes me uneasy. I guess in the 17th century the common wisdom was "slavery is here to...Read more

Software patents: The talk of 2012

Open law year in review
Looking back over the law channel posts of 2012, I was not surprised to see that software patents were a major concern. The high volume of...Read more