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48 votes
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Forbid distribution of the app licensed with GPL v3 in certain countries

34 votes

Is a software open source if its source code is published by its copyright owner but cannot be used without a commercial license?

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If I fork a lib that is MIT / Apache 2.0 dual license, can I change it to CC0 for redistribution?

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Is it possible that a future GPL version removes copyleft?

23 votes

What prevents a large company with deep pockets from rebranding my MIT project and killing me off?

23 votes
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Can I share a cracked version of a program originally under GPL v3?

23 votes

Can I ignore an open source license if I checkout a version that was released prior to the code having any license?

20 votes

Using an unmodified GPL library in non-copyleft code

19 votes

How do I become a regular contributor to GitHub FOSS projects?

18 votes
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How to make my iOS project source-closed while it must use open source code?

16 votes
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Hypothetical conflict - incorrectly licensed code

15 votes
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Who is responsible on resolving conflicts on different PRs?

14 votes
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Can I demand the source of a closed source application if I discover it links with a GPL library?

12 votes
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How do products like MongoDB not violate the GPL licenses?

11 votes
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Question on Red Hat's monetization model for RHEL

11 votes

Is database migration script covered by GPL?

10 votes
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Can a company license frontend software developed with open source frameworks?

10 votes

Is it common to licence blog posts under Creative Commons?

9 votes

What is the standard practice when the developer does not want third party redistribution of a certain free and open source software?

7 votes
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Etiquette for incorporating someone else's MIT code in my GPL project?

7 votes
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How to approach being blocked from a repository you use and contributed to?

7 votes

Can Qt be used in company project?

7 votes

How is 'commercial use' of software defined?

6 votes
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Sell expiring licenses for GPL software?

6 votes
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Open Source license which allows only me for commercial use

6 votes

License notice for embedded device - include operating system and apt packages?

6 votes
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Is "Signed-off-by" really needed for a GitHub hosted project?

6 votes

Can I make a personal exception to a license I hold?

6 votes
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What are the license obligations if just importing licensed code without modifying/distributing it

5 votes

Python package with different licenses per modules, some with GPL: is a global GPL license required?

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