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All content by Kyle E. Mitchell, who is not your lawyer.

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  1. git push is the Process

    permissionless license development now

  2. Big Time Public License

    a noncommercial, small-biz license with a big-biz fair terms guarantee

  3. MulanPSL

    a new riff on the Apache patent bargain from China

  4. “BSD with PATENTS” and “BSD-2-Clause Plus Patent” are Not the Same

    similar licenses, very different receptions

  5. Love this License

    law brut with ASCII art

  6. Require Credit For Your Software

    a general-purpose legal tool to require credit for open work

  7. Indie Open Source

    developing resource for indie-ready business models

  8. Apache-2.0 versus ECL-2.0

    a redline (diff) showing substantive changes

  9. Private Changes in Free Software Copyleft Licenses

    Where’s the fifth freedom?

  10. Unhappy Coincidences

    marriages of licensing convenience, and changed circumstances

  11. The Posterity Public License

    a strong-attribution open source license

  12. MPL-2.0 versus OPL-2.1

    a redline (diff) showing changes

  13. Licence Libre du Québec – Réciprocité versus - Réciprocité forte

    a redline (diff) showing changes

  14. Open Source: Theory of Operation

    a short, practical guide to open source software for programmers at work