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CSI open source's the TriSano public health application under AGPLv3

If you want wide distribution, use Apache, but if you want to keep a project like Trisano together, the GPL is probably your best bet.

By September 17, 2008


The open-source license landscape is changing

There is an ongoing shift toward open-source licenses that are more permissive, reflecting an increased emphasis on building communities rather than protecting against free-riders.

By June 17, 2011


Has Canonical licensed away its business model?

Canonical has licensed its popular Launchpad hosting software under the AGPLv3. In so doing, has it licensed away its best way to build a scalable software business?

By July 21, 2009


GPL declines as open source moves to the Web

The 5 percent drop in General Public License adoption likely reflects a shift in perception as to the value of open-source licensing.

By July 1, 2009


Yet another overblown open source debate

Two years after the open-source licensing wars over "badgeware" and license proliferation, it's clear that customers simply don't care.

By December 11, 2008


Q&A with Stuart Cohen, CEO of Collaborative Software Initiative

Founded last year, Cohen's initiative continues to push the envelope on what open source can do for the enterprise.

By September 25, 2008


Affero: A new GPL for software as a service

Free Software Foundation releases a variation of the GPL that brings its reciprocity obligations to software running as an online service.

By November 19, 2007