open source licensing
As we continue to create new open source foundations, we need to be thoughtful in the how-and-why of such foundations.
Judges and lawyers need to understand what open source software is: not just software made available under a license, but software that has an accompanying ethos.
Get a sneak peek at GitHub Government Evangelist Ben Balter's OSCON talk, "Open source licensing on GitHub by the numbers."
We reached out to Red Hatter Cat Robson to learn about the future of open source licenses in the Internet of Things (IoT) era.
Are you an academic, scientist, health policy junkie... or just a person who goes to see your doctor every now and then? Well, listen up: a new project by Fred Trotter and Not Only Development was recently granted protection under the Freedom of Information Act and met it's crowdfunding effort on... Read more
This is the second part of a two-part article critiquing the output of Project Harmony.
Harmony, the Canonical-led effort to provide a comprehensive suite of contributor agreements for open source projects, has quietly released its version 1.0, a year after Canonical general counsel Amanda Brock announced the initiative on opensource.com. During most of that year, Harmony's... Read more