Open Source LicensingSoftware Freedom and Intellectual Property Law
by Lawrence Rosenwith a foreword by Lawrence Lessig
This book was published by Prentice Hall in July 2004.
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This book is available online under the Academic Free License version 3.0. Links to the individual chapters are shown below.
Chapter 1: Freedom and Open Source
Chapter 2: Intellectual Property
Chapter 3: Distribution of Software
Chapter 4: Taxonomy of Licenses
Chapter 5: Academic Licenses
Chapter 6: Reciprocity and the GPL
Chapter 7: The Mozilla Public License (MPL)
Chapter 8: The Common Public License (CPL)
Chapter 9: The OSL and the AFL
Chapter 10: Choosing an Open Source License
Chapter 12: Open Source Litigation
Chapter 13: Open Standards