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On-demand webinar: Everything you never wanted to know about open source licenses, and were too bored to ask

A few weeks ago we hosted a webinar on a much-requested subject: open source licenses. Though open source licenses might not be the most riveting ...
Amy Hays
by Amy Hays
on September 10, 2020

Ask me your toughest licensing questions for our live AMA this week

By Luis Villa on August 24, 2020
I’m going to be doing one (and possibly more) AMAs on the worst(?) topic in open source. That’s right... licensing!

Webinar: Everything you never wanted to know about open source licenses and were too bored to ask

By Amy Hays on August 13, 2020
Most developers don’t dream of one day growing up to be open source licensing experts. But with the vast majority of enterprise applications now ...

Recently revamped! The Tidelift guide to working with open source licenses

By Amy Hays on July 30, 2020
Navigating the open source license landscape can be tricky. There’s a myriad of license options out there, from permissive licenses like the MIT ...

Why scanning isn't enough

By Cameron Miller on March 31, 2020
Developers today can choose from millions of free open source components, enabling them to build applications faster than ever before. But with great ...

Evaluating an ethical license for corporate use

By Luis Villa on February 25, 2020
In my 2019 open source licenses year in review, I suggested that 2020 would see more adoption of licenses with a strong ethical focus. Just on ...

Open source licenses: 2019 year in review

By Luis Villa on January 23, 2020
2019 was the most active year in open source licenses in a very, very long time, with news from China to Silicon Valley, from rawest capitalism to ...

Video: why not-so-open licenses are not-so-good

By Luis Villa on April 11, 2019
You may have read some of the reports over the past year about organizations trying out new open source licensing strategies that aren’t actually all ...

Video: what software development teams should know about open source licenses

By Luis Villa on April 2, 2019
If you build applications using open source components, you may not often think about how those underlying components are licensed. Some may use a ...

Introducing the Tidelift guide to working with open source licenses

By Luis Villa on March 5, 2019
I’ve spent my career deeply immersed in open source licensing issues. And before I was a lawyer, I was a software developer. So I’ve talked with many ...

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