Open source licenses: No license, no problem? Or … not?

Open source licenses: No license, no problem? Or … not?

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Understand the three common scenarios for why unlicensed open source is found in the codebase and the implications of it being embedded in commercial apps. The post Open source licenses: No license, no problem? Or … not? appeared first on Software Integrity Blog ... Read More
Open source for lawyers: Ongoing implications of open source use

Open source for lawyers: Ongoing implications of open source use

Ongoing legal considerations associated with open source use include license enforcement, dual licensing, and deciding whether to license out your own code. The post Open source for lawyers: Ongoing implications of open source use appeared first on Software Integrity Blog ... Read More
Open source for lawyers: Challenges of open source use

Open source for lawyers: Challenges of open source use

Open source is widespread because it’s easy to use. But it comes with unique security challenges, and poor open source management can be a costly liability. The post Open source for lawyers: Challenges of open source use appeared first on Software Integrity Blog ... Read More
Open source for lawyers: Costs of open source use

Open source for lawyers: Costs of open source use

Open source might be free, but it’s not risk-free. Let’s examine the potential legal cost of open source use associated with license noncompliance. The post Open source for lawyers: Costs of open source use appeared first on Software Integrity Blog ... Read More
GPLv2 and the right to cure

GPLv2 and the right to cure

Many contracts contain language saying that if the licensee breaches/violates the license, the licensee will have an opportunity to cure that breach. But the GPLv2 provides no right to cure. Many contracts, either in their boilerplate form or as part of the negotiated give and take, contain some language that ... Read More