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

The source code is the license

For open source software, license information is embedded in the source code. To reduce complexity...
Typewriter keys

Just because a font is on your system doesn't mean you should use it any way you want.
What's the difference between open source software and free software?

What's the difference between open source software and free software?
Shedding light on foggy GPL licenses

Clarity is key to avoid licensing ambiguity.
9 open source license rules for startups

Open source software is free like a puppy is free. Make sure you know the hidden costs and pitfalls...
Open source licensing: What every technologist should know

Learn about different types of open source licenses and get answers to common licensing questions.
5 reasons Facebook's React license was a mistake

In July 2017, the Apache Software Foundation effectively banned the license combination Facebook...
Don't over-React to the Facebook patents license

Criticisms of Apache's decision to ban Facebook's BSD+ Patents license from Apache Foundation...