The benefits and risks of open source licensing
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"To maintain programming standards, the development communities
that freely operate and improve their open source code also
failure to comply with their terms will result in the automatic
termination of that license. If the license termination is ignored
and the developer continues to use the open source code, it becomes
copyright infringement and the guilty party may be prosecuted.
A similar violation can occur when developers attempt to overlap
open source licenses.