Saturday, June 16, 2012

GPL and free software licensing: What's in it for business?

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GPL and free software licensing: What's in it for business?

For a variety of reasons business is often seen as antipathetic to copyleft licensing. The GPL - the GNU General Public License - the most popular copyleft licence, sometimes gets a hostile press, often for reasons that don't reflect its real and positive effects.

Arguments about the pros and cons of copyleft and permissive licensing go back a long way. A permissive licence is as it says, and allow...

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http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/cio-insights/gpl-and-free-software-licensing-whats-in-it-for-business/39748875