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Bruce Perens quits Open Source Initiative amid row over new data-sharing crypto license: 'We've gone the wrong way with licensing'

JohnFen Silver badge

Re: Mixing freedom and money - or obligation

> Personally I just give my stuff away - I got the value out of it by using it myself, and simply ensuring no one else can take my own stuff from me or prevent me from using it, claiming it's their IP. seems like a worthwhile setup.

Me too.

I basically stopped using OSS licenses years ago, for a whole lot of reasons. Now, my software falls into one of three categories, licensing-wise. Most software I write is released into the public domain outright. Some software I release with a license that is generally along the lines of OSS licenses, but is of my own devising. I also release a small amount of software under a closed-source license (although source is always available to customers).

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