Resources for Open Source Compliance
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"Open source is everywhere today and there is growing
awareness that companies have to meet certain obligations when
distributing open source software. Here are some useful resources
to learn more about open source compliance.
o The FSF Free Software Licensing and Compliance Lab handles all
licensing-related issues for the Free Software Foundation (FSF),
the maintainers of the GPL license. They offer a lot of information
about the GPL and other open source licenses.
o The Freedom Task Force (FTF) of the Free Software Foundation
Europe (FSFE) shares knowledge about open source licensing and
offers training about licensing and related topics for
o The GPL-Violations project is a good point of contact for
resolving GPL violations, especially in Europe."