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Dual Licensing for Artistic Software

Let's say I'd like to develop an end-user application with which you can create some kind of artistic work (say presentations or drawings). As a fan of the open source idea, I'd like to open-source ...
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Can I use the output of a free for personal use software that requires a license for commercial use in an art project

As the title says, can I use the output, a jpeg image, of a software which states it can be downloaded free of charge for academic, government, nonprofit, and personal use, but which requires a ...
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How does a cooking recipe and a software recipe (source code) differ from other kinds of data?

I understand that it is commonly believed that cooking recipes and "software recipes" (source codes) differ from other kinds of potentially-computer-memorized-data (such as a romantic song ...
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Do I have to distribute intermediary formats of my adaption? [duplicate]

There's a website that I really like which is licensed under CC-BY-SA. I've always thought it would work really well as a physical book too, and so I've decided to try to make it happen. I'm planning ...
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Free Art License Proper Method Of Attribution For An Image

I am working on an (as of yet) small project, a wallpaper generator that overlays SVG images like stencils on solid backgrounds, and I am unsure of how to properly go about licensing the art (largely ...
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Media: What are the arguments for using a software license?

This is somewhat inspired by this: Does a GPL image “infect” my blog post? and the Google Material Design Icons. The latter is a very well known project. The first question deals with a picture ...
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Using company logos in open source projects?

I want to create an open source custom home page and I need to use logos (such as Google's) to link to their sites. Can I use them freely, or should I check individually, and if it is the latter, how ...
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What kinds of products can I release under a MIT License?

I've been searching a lot recently about open licenses, because of college work, but now I want to release some personal stuff and I want to know just what can be licensed with a MIT license. Most ...
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How do you use GPLv3 icons in non-software artwork?

Icon sets are often released under software licenses. For example, I use the Numix icon set, which is GPLv3, on my laptop. Suppose I wanted to use these icons to create a derivative non-software ...
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Can I completely ignore the license for graphics that are ineligible for copyright?

I am looking at some highy geometric flags used by the the extended LGBT community. Many of these are not able to be copyrighted (according to wikimedia) Because the consist only of: Choice of Color ...
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Is it possible to stop the removal/modification of my project's logo?

I am working on open source tool for which I want users to not remove or change product logo. Is this possible? I had originally asked my question here at Stack Overflow but it was recommended that I ...