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Yes, that is possible. Even for a strong copyleft license like the GPL, when two applications communicate "at arms length" with each other, then the two applications are considered to be independent works and their copyright licenses don't affect each other. The determination if two pieces of code communicate "at arms length" revolves mostly around if they ...


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In this particular scenario, I've decided this is not a good idea. The reason for this is that I still need the terms of the open-source license to ensure the work can be downloaded, modified, and redistributed under FOSS terms. I can't just want to distribute it the same way and then say "... but it's not under those terms though!". The real ...


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The NC clause in CC licenses is very vague and says that your usage must not be "primarily intended for or directed toward commercial advantage or monetary compensation". If you are unsure if your usage of the API falls within that definition or not, your best bet is to ask the publisher of the API if they consider showing ads on a site using their API to ...


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Discord claims rights over two things here, the SDK (copying and use thereof) and their API (use and implementation thereof). The question of the SDK is pretty simple: it's a piece of software, and it's well-established that you can require end-users to agree to arbitrary terms when they take copies of your software, and expect them to be honoured. The ...


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As you can check the discord API on https://github.com/discord/discord-api-docs It is an open API and you will be able to use this API in your application, but each API that is provided by a developer is bound by the legal terms set by the developer themselves, and for discord you can find them here https://discord.com/developers/docs/legal From the same ...


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This is an interesting question. I have tried to browse through the https://www.midi.org/ (Trademark policy, IP policy and ToS) and I formed my opinion based on those. There may be two problems for you. Trademark. Since "MIDI" is trademarked, you can only use it according to its usage policy. While it is allowed to use even commercially (the website is ...


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