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A gavel.

If you're trying to enforce open source licenses, test case litigation is not the right way to do it.
A gavel.

Recent developments may strengthen the case for exploring improvements to the OSD.
Two government buildings

A look at how a closely-watched legal case about copyright and APIs might affect open source licensing
Writing Hand

Few legal topics in open source are as controversial as contributor license agreements.
patent illustration

On the 11th anniversary of the GPLv3 license, learn about its lasting contributions to free and open source software.
A gavel.

Take a look at some of the most important legal cases from the past year, including GitHub's revision of their Terms of Service.
A brain design in a head

Wondering how open source licensing affects Linux containers? Here's what you need to know.
A fingerprint.

We look at a few of the many open source-related legal developments that made headlines in 2016.
Legal scales in free software

The first instance of a court in Germany (and perhaps anywhere) addressing GPLv3 occurred in a...
Legal scales in free software

The Free Software Foundation will be providing a half-day legal seminar titled "GPL Enforcement and...