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Open-source licenses vs. the public domain

Open-source licenses vs. the public domain: Programming Foundations: Open-Source Licensing
Open-source licenses vs. the public domain: Programming Foundations: Open-Source Licensing

Public Domain is often a misunderstood concept and Free/Open Source Software is incorrectly viewed as being in the Public Domain. Eventhough Open Source Software is free, it is still subject to copyright protections and therefore, is not in the Public Domain. John discusses what Public Domain is and its impact on IP rights and licensing.

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Developer Programming Foundations

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