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March 09, 2008

Legal Primer For Open Source And Free Software

Important to understand legal issues revolving around open source and free software.

A Legal Issues Primer for Open Source and Free Software Projects: All software is subject to copyright law. The moment you save code to a file, copyright law gives you certain rights to control what other people can do with your work. Because almost everybody who contributes code to a software project has rights with respect to their code, understanding the basics of copyright is essential to running a FOSS project.

 

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Posted on March 9, 2008 04:38 AM by Free S87.
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