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ACT
The Linux Foundation has just launched an Automated Compliance Tooling (ACT) project to help companies comply with open source licensing requirements.

Open Source Compliance Projects Unite Under New ACT Group

As open source software releases and customer adoption continue to increase, many companies underestimate what’s involved with going open source. It’s not only a matter of volunteering for the encouraged, but optional, upstream contributions to FOSS projects, but also complying with the legal...
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openchain
OpenChain aims to make open source compliance more predictable, understandable, and efficient for all participants in the software supply chain.

The OpenChain Project: From A to Community

Communities form in open source all the time to address challenges. The majority of these communities are based around code, but others cover topics as diverse as design or governance. The OpenChain Project is a great example of the latter. What began three years ago as a conversation about...
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How OpenChain Can Transform the Supply Chain

OpenChain is all about increasing open source compliance in the supply chain. This issue, which many people initially dismiss as a legal concern or a low priority, is actually tied to making sure that open source is as useful and frictionless as possible. In a nutshell, because open source is about...
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Eben Moglen
Eben Moglen highlights the roles of engagement and education in building effective, ever-lasting communities and spreading users' freedom.

Eben Moglen on GPL Compliance and Building Communities: What Works

Software Freedom Law Center, the pro-bono law firm led by Eben Moglen, Professor of law at Columbia Law School and the world's foremost authority on Free and Open Source Software law held its annual fall conference at Columbia  Law School, New York on Oct. 28. The full-day program featured...
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Jilayne Lovejoy
Jilayne Lovejoy, Principal Open Source Counsel at ARM talks about collaboration beyond code with the OpenChain project at LinuxCon Europe.

Building a Trusted Open Source Software Supply Chain With OpenChain

There are many examples of collaboration all around us that stretch far beyond the type of collaboration in open source projects. As preparation for her keynote at LinuxCon Europe, Jilayne Lovejoy, Principal Open Source Counsel at ARM, watched a TED talk by Rodney Mullen and was inspired by how he...
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