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

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Enabling engineers to make licensing decisions is wise and efficient.
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We need officials to rule whether code strikes out or hits a home run when it comes to open source licensing.

Before you begin using a piece of software, make sure you fully understand the terms of its license.

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

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 termination.
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Traditional contracts hamstring research collaborators by increasing costs and delaying investigations.

On the 11th anniversary of the GPLv3 license, learn about its lasting contributions to free and open source software.