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Recap: October 13th Deep Dive: AI Society panel

A few weeks ago, Tidelift co-founder and general counsel Luis Villa joined Kat Walsh, general counsel at Creative Commons, Carlos Muñoz Ferrandis, AI ...
Caitlin Bixby
by Caitlin Bixby
on November 10, 2022

Evaluating the RAIL license family

By Luis Villa on November 1, 2022
Evaluating the RAIL license family Machine learning (ML) is the hot topic in tech circles right now, and tech lawyers are no exception. Virtually ...

Back by popular demand: Open source licenses AMA, part 2

By Amy Hays on March 25, 2021
A few months ago, Tidelift co-founder and open source licensing expert Luis Villa hosted a licensing AMA (that is, “ask me anything”) with special ...

Introducing Free as in Friday, a casual conversation about open source and more

By Amy Hays on March 4, 2021
Last week, I asked Tidelift co-founder and resident licensing guru Luis Villa when we can schedule his next webinar. He said, and I quote: “I had a ...

What I learned from the Server Side Public License

By Luis Villa on February 3, 2021
When the Server Side Public License (SSPL) was submitted to the Open Source Initiative (OSI), many people criticized it, and the license was ...

So you want to write a successful license

By Luis Villa on January 21, 2021
In early 2020, when international travel was still a responsible thing one could do, I gave a talk on "what makes a license successful" at FOSDEM in ...

Open source licenses AMA recap: containers, compliance, reputation, dragons, and more

By Amy Hays on January 12, 2021
A few months ago, Tidelift co-founder and open source licensing expert Luis Villa sat down with IP lawyer Kate Downing to answer your licensing ...

Open source licenses AMA: get your pressing questions answered

By Amy Hays on October 1, 2020
Back in August, we hosted our very first licensing webinar called Everything you never wanted to know about open source licenses, and were too bored ...

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

By Amy Hays on September 10, 2020
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 ...

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!