Licensing

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

Measuring the size and state of the commons

The use of Creative Commons as a licensing mechanism is continuing to grow at a fantastic pace. In this report, learn more about the size and...Read more

4,100 new jobs through wildly successful NC farm grant program

RAFI is on a mission to cultivate markets, policies, and communities that sustain thriving, socially just, and environmentally sound family farms...Read more

Tutorial to create a vector graphic with Inkscape

Grumpy cat graphic by Kimberly Keyes
Inkscape tutorial for tracing an image. For the purpose of this demonstration, I’m using Inkscape for Linux Mint.Read more

Charting new licensing territories with the Open Definition standard

Open Knowledge and the Open Definition Advisory Council have announced the release of version 2.0 of the Open Definition, an important standard that...Read more

Open access platform to save the Odia Indian language

In February 2014, the Government of India declared the South Asian language Odia as the 6th classical language of India which is one among 22...Read more

Licensing Lord of the Rings, Borderlands 2 on Linux, and more

This week in open source games
Howdy, open source game fans! In this week's edition of our open source games news, we take a look at the storied history of Lord of the Rings games...Read more

Learn how to support women in open source

Women in computing and open source v5
Women are an underrepresented group in the open source world. According to data from the FLOSS 2013 survey, a little more than 10% of open source...Read more

The story of Aaron Swartz and his fight for open

A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of...Read more