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

Containers, the GPL, and copyleft: No reason for concern

Wondering how open source licensing affects Linux containers? Here's what you need to know.
SPDX clears confusion around software licenses

Software Package Data Exchange makes it easier to understand the rights and responsibilities...
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.