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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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Postscriptum and Prescription of the Fiduciary License Agreement (FLA)

Adriaan de Groot talks about the use of a Fiduciary License Agreement in the KDE project
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Black Duck Highlights Diversity in Open-Source Licensing

A study by Black Duck Software shows increasing diversity in license types being chosen for open-source projects.
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The Doctor Who Model of Open Source

Peter Murray-Rust describes the governance model of some FOSS projects related to chemistry.
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GPL, ScummVM and Violations

The ScummVM project published a press release a few weeks ago saying that some games for the Nintendo Wii console made use of ScummVM without complying with the terms of the GPL.
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