Italian Courts Find Open Source Software Terms Enforceable

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  • python-license-check

    Check python packages from requirement.txt and report issues

    Good doctors and drivers make mistakes, too, and they still face liability for those mistakes.

    I think that if your company is large enough, you should have employees, or pay someone, to mirror your dependencies and automate license checks. There are projects that do the latter already[1][2]. You can loop your lawyers in if licenses change to ensure you don't violate them. If (A)GPL code still ships in proprietary products, that's a process problem that the company needs to solve.

    [1] https://github.com/dhatim/python-license-check

    [2] https://github.com/davglass/license-checker

  • license-checker

    Check NPM package licenses

    Good doctors and drivers make mistakes, too, and they still face liability for those mistakes.

    I think that if your company is large enough, you should have employees, or pay someone, to mirror your dependencies and automate license checks. There are projects that do the latter already[1][2]. You can loop your lawyers in if licenses change to ensure you don't violate them. If (A)GPL code still ships in proprietary products, that's a process problem that the company needs to solve.

    [1] https://github.com/dhatim/python-license-check

    [2] https://github.com/davglass/license-checker

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

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