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

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SSPL

  1. SSPL Was Not Commons Clause

    how open licensing blew its biggest opportunity of the 2010s

  2. API Copyleft

    functionality, interfaces, and line drawing in a new copyleft paradigm

  3. Shared Component License

    first shot at a short, plain license in the vein of Mongo’s SSPL

  4. Selective Openness

    making money by choosing what to give away

  5. The Open Source Definition as Copyleft Regulation

    an in-depth review of commonly cited criteria

  6. The Copyleft Bust Up

    loopholes, licenses, and realpolitik in open source

  7. How to Speak Copyleft

    the missing vocabulary of copyleft design