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GitHub gets smart over open source licences

Jul 16, 2013, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])

GitHub has launched a new site – – as a way to simplify selecting an open source licence for projects and has added new licence setting options when creating new repositories for those projects. The company has been criticised in the past for not reminding users that putting code up in public doesn't place it in the public domain, but leaves it as copyrighted and unlicensed code.

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