Licensing

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

What is copyleft?

If you've spent much time in open source projects, you have probably seen the term "copyleft" used...

A decision in the GPL enforcement case in Germany between Christoph Hellwig (supported by the...
How to add freely licensed animated GIF to Facebook and Twitter using Riffsy How to add freely-licensed animated GIFs to Facebook and Twitter using Riffsy

Facebook has supported animated images for a while, but what do you do when you can't find the...
Record player with an LP spinning

This month in open music I look at a famous work of music that recently passed into the public...
Why you should understand the terms for license compliance

A recent court case illustrates the importance of reading and understanding technical terms used in...
NY bill would provide tax credit for open source contributors

The bill would provide a tax credit of 20% of "expenses associated with the development of open...

As we continue to create new open source foundations, we need to be thoughtful in the how-and-why...
Openclipart: a library of public domain images

Algot Runeman shares why and how he started contributing to public domain clip art site Openclipart...