4 Resources For Keeping Open Source Efforts Legal

by Ostatic Staff - Mar. 12, 2010

You can never be too careful about the law if you're working in the open source world. As open source grows, so do the legal wrangles surrounding projects, licenses, and more. In the spirit of free, open source sotware, though, there are also many free resources for keeping open source projects legally protected, and under appropriate licenses.  Here are four good, free resources and collections on this topic.

First, Know They Licenses

The Unlicense: A License For No License

FSFE and GPL-Violations.org on Reporting (and Avoiding) Licensing Issues

Thwarting Threats: Free OSS Legal Primer Boasts Big Authors

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