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  • Everything You Wanted to Know About Open Source Attribution Reports

    Everything You Wanted to Know About Open Source Attribution Reports

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  • When’s the Right Time for an Open Source Audit?

    When’s the Right Time for an Open Source Audit?

    Open Source Audit. Three words which can make a big difference to the continued success of your organization? But when is the right time to start one, and why is it so important anyhow? Find...

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  • Copy and Paste Code: How to Lose Your Job Using Open Source Code

    Copy and Paste Code: How to Lose Your Job Using Open Source Code

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  • Top Open Source Licenses 2019: Trends and Predictions

    Top Open Source Licenses 2019: Trends and Predictions

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  • Open Source Copyleft Licenses: All You Need to Know

    Open Source Copyleft Licenses: All You Need to Know

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  • Open Source License Comparison: Connecting — and Contrasting — the Dots

    Open Source License Comparison: Connecting — and Contrasting — the Dots

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  • The Complete Guide to Open Source Licenses 2020

    The Complete Guide to Open Source Licenses 2020

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  • Now Tech: Software  Composition Analysis,  Q1 2019

    Now Tech: Software Composition Analysis, Q1 2019

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  • Open Source Licenses Explained

    Open Source Licenses Explained

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  • Open Source Licenses in 2020: Trends and Predictions

    Open Source Licenses in 2020: Trends and Predictions

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  • A Survival Guide to Using the GPL License

    A Survival Guide to Using the GPL License

    This is your chance to get a detailed rundown of General Public Open Source Licenses. Learn about this common license, its allowances and restrictions. Plus how end users benefit from GPL.

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  • Dual Licensing for Open Source Components: Yeah or Meh?

    Dual Licensing for Open Source Components: Yeah or Meh?

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  • What’s a SaaS to Do? The SaaS Loophole in GPL Open Source Licenses

    What’s a SaaS to Do? The SaaS Loophole in GPL Open Source Licenses

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  • Game of Licenses: Facebook vs. Apache

    Game of Licenses: Facebook vs. Apache

    Once again, Facebook React’s unusual BSD+Patents open source license is making open source community headlines and causing quite a stir, and this time the Apache Foundation is in the mix. The...

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  • Top 10 Apache License Questions Answered

    Top 10 Apache License Questions Answered

    Here’s the second post in our Free Software License FAQ series. We’ve compiled a list of your top 10 questions about the GPL license in the last post; following-up, here are your top 10 Apache...

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  • The $100 Million Court Case for Open Source License Compliance

    The $100 Million Court Case for Open Source License Compliance

    CoKinetic Systems Corporation, one of the major global players in the in-flight entertainment (IFE) market, has recently filed suit against Panasonic Avionics Corporation in a New York federal...

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  • How HYPE Innovation Automates Open Source Tracking

    How HYPE Innovation Automates Open Source Tracking

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  • Facebook React Finally Relicensed Under MIT Open Source License

    Facebook React Finally Relicensed Under MIT Open Source License

    Facebook has announced that they will replace their now-notorious open source software license with a standard MIT license for some of their popular open source projects.

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  • Reading the Fine Print in Facebook React’s Open Source License

    Reading the Fine Print in Facebook React’s Open Source License

    As enterprise adoption of open source continuously soars to new heights, giants of software have become major contributors to open source repositories. Facebook has long been considered an...

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  • Open Source License Proliferation – Power to the Lawyers?

    Open Source License Proliferation – Power to the Lawyers?

    Have you ever had to comply with the chicken dance license? For me, the WTFPL is a better option any day:   How many of those are out there? Is it possible that somewhere deep in one of your...

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