Have you ever published anything using a Creative Commons License?

After you vote, tell us why you use the license you do in the comments below.Read more

Creative Commons licensing just gave your YouTube videos a lot more freedom

As of noon Eastern time today, you can put a Creative Commons license ( CC BY 3.0 ) on your YouTube video uploads. In addition, YouTube will be...Read more

Open source procurement: Copyrights

Free and open source software
As I wrote previously concerning indemnity , I constantly encounter both governments and companies claiming they have policies permitting or even...Read more

Five questions about open innovation, open source, and NASA with Molly Dix of RTI

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet Molly Dix and Jeff Cope, who run the Open Innovation Advisory Services group at RTI. For those not...Read more

Legal foundations of the open source way

I had the opportunity to participate as a speaker in the first Open Your World forum. My presentation, "Open Source License Compliance", was an...Read more

Being more transparent about participation

Last week we published an updated version of our participation section. We wrote a short post a few weeks ago about how we could make contributing to...Read more

Looking out for Bilski: software patents v. FOSS

Users of free and open source software (“FOSS”) have little to gain and much to fear from the patent system. The patent system poses two major...Read more

Promoting free software license understanding and compliance: the International FOSS Law Review

Free and open source software
Last Thursday the International Free and Open Source Software Law Review (IFOSS L. Rev.) released its second issue on-line in HTML and PDF format...Read more