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Open Source Licensing: The Basics, The Benefits, The Buzz

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Paul Jones
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
School of Information and Library Science
ibiblio.org
Carolina Innovations Seminar Series
Office of Technology Development
Thursday November 9, 2006 ~ 5:15 to 6:15 in 014 Sitterson Hall
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Principles and Freedoms

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Some Definitions

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What's the Difference?

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FreeBSD vs GPL in pictures

Apache - doing their own thing but trying to conform

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Some Major Players in Licenses and products

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Your Ever-Evolving Resource - Wikipedia

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Problems with the Public Domain

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Problems and Fixes of Open Source Licenses

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  1. Trademarks unaddressed in many
  2. Patents not clearly addressed
  1. Contract vs bare license
  2. Chain of licensing (provenance)
  3. Warranty (lacking intentionally of unaddressed)


Creative Commons for non-Software production

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Breaking News

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Useful News Sources

Books on Open Source and Free

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