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Bart van Ingen Schenau
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Can others monetize my project with GPLv3?

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Embedding GPL code in proprietary software

23 votes

Can I sell a proprietary software with an LGPL library bundled along with it, without making my source code public?

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Can I change the license of a forked project to the MIT if the license of the parent project has changed from the GPL to the MIT?

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What does "express grant of patent rights from contributors to users" mean?

17 votes

What happens if very common code is released under GPL?

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Does the three-clause BSD license hinder academic citations?

17 votes
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According to the GPL FAQ use within a company or organization is not considered distribution. What is the legal definition of a company/organization?

16 votes
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Difference between MongoDB SSPL and GNU AGPL

15 votes
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What do I need to share if I include CC-BY-SA artwork in my software?

15 votes
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Is the output of an open source program licensed the same?

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If a piece of software does not specify whether it is licenced under GPL 3.0 "only" or "or-later", which variant does it "default to"?

15 votes

Can someone re-license my BSD-3-licensed project under the MIT license, remove my copyright notices, and list me as a "collaborator" without consent

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Open-source license (probably not FLOSS) that allows "use in a commercial context" but disallow "to sell the software or modified versions"?

14 votes
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Pros and Cons of using MPL-2.0 license?

13 votes

Can I modify an open source license to require that I be notified?

12 votes
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Patent rights: BSD-3-Clause-Clear vs BSD-3-Clause

12 votes
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Reusing test input files from GPLv2 project for automated testing

11 votes
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What happens if I stop using a GPL library?

9 votes
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Can someone else copyright for themselves already copyrighted things?

9 votes
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Is LGPLv3 against tivoization? Or only GPLv3?

9 votes

An open-source code license: zero-cost for open-source only

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Am I allowed to make use of parts of the codebase of a library that is licensed under LGPL (v2.1)

9 votes
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Copyright notice in the file header (Apache v2 license)

9 votes

Did Google accidentally release Product Sans/Google Sans font in Apache License?

9 votes

Doesn't GPL with CLA defeat the point?

9 votes
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If I use MIT, and I like authors to keep copyright of their patches, does MIT forbid this and do I need them to relicense back their contributions?

8 votes

Maintaining open- and closed-source versions of same code

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Can I create a translation for a project under a Creative Commons non-commercial non-derivative?

8 votes

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

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