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Help us find the right open-source license

I am a software engineer, and my company has decided to open-source my project. Yaaay! Please help us find the right open source license. [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Oct 8, 2012 - 17 answers

How do I obtain a license to publish another company's old, non-monetized software?

I'm interested in obtaining a license to distribute a modified version of someone else's software from a large multinational corporation. How would I go about doing this? What sort of contracts would I need, who should I contact, and how can I ensure that I get the best deal? [more inside]
posted by Lakmir on Dec 3, 2011 - 6 answers

Open-source front end and commercial back-end? Is this feasible?

I have written software that I would love to make open source. However, I would like to take the back-end, the core of the application, and sell Android and iOS implementations of it while keeping the front-end for PC development open. Is this possible? Practical? Even worth considering? [more inside]
posted by hellslinger on Apr 7, 2011 - 12 answers

Software patents are evil

The license system used by my company supposedly infringes a patent. Help me find some examples of similar license systems which existed before the patent was granted. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 3, 2010 - 13 answers

Individual use-restriction license?

Making-money-on-freely-distributable-software-filter: Software licenses that (like typical FOSS licenses) forbid restrictions on modification and redistribution of the software BUT (unlike typical FOSS licenses) permit individual contracts that restrict the particular recipient's use of the software? [more inside]
posted by Anything on Apr 10, 2010 - 22 answers

How can I recover my key to Adobe CS3 from the machine it's installed on if I can't find the case?

How can I recover my key to Adobe CS3 from the machine it's installed on if I can't find the case? [more inside]
posted by justkevin on Oct 9, 2009 - 19 answers

Happy cross-OS CS4ing?

If I have an iMac and also a laptop running Windows XP, is it possible to get a single license of Adobe CS4 Design Premium that I can legally use on both computers?
posted by oulipian on Sep 16, 2009 - 6 answers

Do I have to Rebuy MS Office When replacing a computer?

Do I need to rebuy MS office if I'm replacing a computer? [more inside]
posted by GregX3 on Jan 17, 2009 - 12 answers

Why now, Omnioutliner?

Why did Omnioutliner start bugging me about registration only after I reinstalled Leopard? [more inside]
posted by electric_counterpoint on May 8, 2008 - 8 answers

What software license should I release my programs under?

What kind of software license should I release my programs under? [more inside]
posted by lockle on Dec 5, 2006 - 9 answers

How can I easily get info on our networked computers?

What is the best enterprise quality software & hardware inventory solution? [more inside]
posted by criticman on Oct 2, 2006 - 6 answers

Licensing Code

Which license should I choose? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by deaddodo on Oct 7, 2004 - 10 answers

Owning vs licensing software?

Can someone please explain to me the difference between owning and/or licensing proprietary software, or if there is even a difference in those two terms?
posted by archimago on Jul 8, 2004 - 5 answers

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