mpl

choosealicense.com and GitHub's license picker

In a previous article , I discussed the complaints that have been leveled against GitHub during the past year and a half concerning the purported...Read more

Which open source software license should I use?

MPL GPL APACHE
I’ve recently been involved in several discussions that are variations on, "Which open source or free software license should I choose for my project...Read more

The new MPL

The new MPL
Last week the Mozilla Foundation released version 2.0 of the Mozilla Public License . Immediately recognized as a free software license by the Free...Read more

MPL 2.0, copyleft, and license compatibility

MPL 2.0, copyleft, and license compatibility
In part one of my Mozilla Public License piece, I mentioned license compatibility as a major feature of MPL 2.0. In fact, it's such a major - and...Read more

A community of FOSS lawyers?

There is a fairly common perception among FOSS hackers that there is no community of FOSS lawyers. Scratch the surface, though, and it turns out that...Read more

Updating the MPL

Updating the MPL
The Mozilla Foundation has announced its process for updating the Mozilla Public License . While Mozilla's substantive goals for the new version of...Read more