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Free/Open Source Law Journal Launched

The "International Free and Open Source Software Law Review" aims to answer legal questions around free and open source software licences...
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Licensing 101 for Open Source Projects: Choosing an Open Source License

The most important thing for your open source project’s success is obviously good and useful code. Licensing, however, can make or break  your project as well.
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As License Issues Swirl, A New CAOS Report

The 451 Group has released a report about open source licensing: "There has been no shortage of lively discussion on open source software licenses with recent shifts in the top licenses...
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Switzerland: Court to BBL: 'Continue Using Proprietary Licences at Own Risk'

"The Swiss government's Department for Building and Logistics (BBL) can continue to use the Microsoft licences it purchased without a public tender earlier this year, but at its own risk..."
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The Far-Reaching Implications of Licence Violation

When we think about the implications of non-compliance with F/OSS licensing the considerations tend to be around legal exposure and concern that the conditions of a reciprocal license, e.g. the GPL, may propagate into proprietary code.
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