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Learn more about open source licensing, compliance, and licensing-related legal cases.

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How does open core differ from open source? When is one more useful than the other?
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Why do source-code scanners sometimes report incorrect license information?
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If you're trying to enforce open source licenses, test case litigation is not the right way to do it.
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Get to know the new OSI-approved Cryptographic Autonomy License and CERN open hardware licenses.
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The team at Creative Commons wants you to share a creation to the Public Domain as a show of support for openly sharing content.
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Nine-indicator standard aims to promote open source software, data, AI models, standards, and content for a more equitable world.
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Keep them simple and invest elsewhere.
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Recent developments may strengthen the case for exploring improvements to the OSD.