Econ 483_Lecture 8_open source(1)

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Unformatted text preview: ogy, Evangelia Chalioti c A ll rights reserved. Copyleft licenses: an author gives the permission of reproducing, modifying & distributing a work, & requires that any resulting copies or adaptations are also bound by the same licensing agreement. Copyleft licenses require that information necessary for reproducing and modifying the work must be made available to recipients of the executable. The source code …les will usually contains a copy of the license terms and acknowledge the author(s). - The GNU General Public License was the …rst copyleft license to see extensive use & continues to dominate the licensing of copylefted software. - Creative Commons, a non-pro…t organization founde...
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