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The software license unveiled

Douglas E. Phillips

The software license unveiled

how legislation by license controls software access

by Douglas E. Phillips

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Copyright licenses,
  • Copyright -- Computer programs,
  • Open source software -- Law and legislation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDouglas E. Phillips.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK1443.C6 P49 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22796651M
    ISBN 109780195341874
    LC Control Number2008053094

    Dan C. Marinescu, in Cloud Computing (Second Edition), Software Licensing. Software licensing for cloud computing is an enduring problem without a universally accepted solution at this time. The license management technology is based on the old model of computing centers with licenses given on the basis of named users or as a site license; this licensing technology developed for a. The group Open Source Initiative (OSI) defines and maintains a list of approved open-source agrees with FSF on all widely used free-software licenses, but differ from FSF's list, as it approves against the Open Source Definition rather than the Free Software considers Free Software Permissive license group to be a reference implementation of a Free Software license.

      Software licensing describes the legal rights pertaining to the authorized use of digital material. Failure to adhere to software license agreement terms often incurs criminal charges related to licensed intellectual property (IP) and copyrighted material. Free and open source licenses include free software with no monetary usage charge, but. The license coming with your icon set is one of the CreativeCommons-family. As the link points out: Using in your own creative work is okay, as is sharing, but you may not use it in any commercial application. Much information about licenses can simply be found at Wikipedia's List of software licenses.. Edit: After the editing of the question - your problem with "commercial" is quite peculiar.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 26 cm: Contents: The negotiation and contracting process --Licensing software --Terminology of a license grant (§ ) --Ancillary clauses --Boilerplate --Other important issues --Types of licenses --Cloud computing and hosting --Free and open source software --Shrink-wrap, click-wrap and browse-wrap. Founded in a basement in , Epic develops software to help people get well, help people stay well, and help future generations be healthier.


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The software license unveiled by Douglas E. Phillips Download PDF EPUB FB2

Licenses for software are subject to intellectual property and commercial law, as well as to the private law of the license, which comes in many forms. Phillips makes the case that most current license models have one important feature in common: They increasingly extend, modify, or displace public law that would otherwise apply.

Introduction: The sacrament of the software license --Emergence of the legislative license --The product is the product --Very long text: the reality of the EULA --GPL: a Private Copyleft Act --From "free" to "open source" --The GPL, the public domain, and the Web --Conclusion: Going forward.

Responsibility: Douglas E. Phillips. Book title: The Software License Unveiled: How Legislation by License Controls Software Access.

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THE SOFTWARE LICENSE UNVEILED How Legislation by License Controls Software Access by Douglas E. Phillips, will be published by Oxford University Press in hardcover on J ( pages | $| ISBN: ).

In The Software License Unveiled, visionary practitioner Doug Phillips aims to illuminate the unseen law of software to which the software license gives rise. Buy The Software License Unveiled by Douglas E. Phillips from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £   If you want to understand the different facets of software licensing, then this book is your resource.

It starts by explaining the basics of software licensing. Then, it diverges into the need for software license management and the framework to be put in place to prevent a software audit and the associated s: 3.

Unlike other guides, the Software Licensing Handbook was designed to. Software licenses are everywhere these days. The end user of just about every type of technology is either requested or forced to abide by the terms of the license presented to them.4/5(1).

This is an excellent reference for anyone who currently, or is planning to review, draft, or negotiate software license and related agreements. It's not a cookbook with contract provisions but a How-To book for anyone who needs to understand the what, why, and how of reviewing, drafting, and negotiating software s: 2.

“site license” or a “bulk license.” A site license is a single fee that an organization pays for unlimited use of the software directly on its computing assets. Similarly, a bulk license allows an organization to install more than one instance of the software under a single license.

Hence, if the end-user of software is the owner of the respective copy, then the end-user may legally use the software without a license from the software publisher. Accordingly, proprietary software licenses attempt to give software publishers more control over the way their software is used by keeping ownership of each copy of software with.

This resource is accompanied by and cross-referenced to an annotated software license. A detailed index and companion CD-ROM is also included for customization of the software license an This new Second Edition updates its first edition published in by examining the fundamental issues that both licensors and licensees confront in the 4/5(2).

License, which sets terms under which this book may be freely distributed. If you want to get an overview of all of the options in free and open source licensing and development, then it probably makes sense to read the book straight through.

“Whether you are a software vendor or licensee, A Practical Guide to Software Licensing is a must-have reference for everything you need to know about software licensing.

This exceptional book is richly annotated and provides detailed yet easy-to-read insights into foundational concepts of IP law, key terms of license contracts, and leading edge issues such as data privacy and Cloud computing. Software licenses and copyright law.

Most distributed software can be categorized according to its license type (see table). Two common categories for software under copyright law, and therefore with licenses which grant the licensee specific rights, are proprietary software and free and open-source software (FOSS).

The distinct conceptual difference between the two is the granting of rights. As a software developer, you have likely spent a lot of time and money developing the software you are wishing to license. You are probably also counting on it to bring you some income as a result.

If you think about all of that effort, you will want to make sure that there is a way to protect it. This guidebook examines the fundamental issues that both licensors and licensees confront in the negotiation of a software license and, where appropriate, relevant ancillary issues such as software development as well as maintenance and support.

A companion CD-ROM is included with customizable agreements and relevant forms.3/5(1). It primarily focuses on non-mass market agreements, since most retail or mass market off-the-shelf software is governed by non-negotiable shrinkwrap and clickwrap licenses.

The book is accompanied by and cross-referenced to an annotated software license. A companion CD-ROM is also included for customization of the software license and related.

reciprocal license such as the Free Software Foundation’s GPL (General Public License) might carry the obligation to distribute the source code of that component but also of other components that constitute “a whole which is a work based on” the GPL’d component.

The obligations may conflict, as when a GPL’d. Unveiled today, Microsoft Family Safety is a new mobile experience coming on iOS and Android for Microsoft subscribers. Microsoft Family Safety empowers families to help protect their loved ones by giving them the tools and insights to start a conversation promoting healthier habits online and in the real world.

The latest edition of H. Ward Classen’s A Practical Guide to Software Licensing for Licensees and Licensors (Model forms and annotations included in print and on CD-Rom, Chicago: American Bar Association, 4th ed.

$, pp.ISBN: ) is a practical reference manual that combines the most useful aspects of treatise, textbook and form book.

As digital communications sprang into use, license keys could be distributed electronically, but unfortunately, so could illegally copied software. As people became more and more comfortable with the Internet, some software vendors started online activation.

Licensing issues were similar to those of store-bought versions. Software Licensing in Academic and Research Environments. For a license to be valid it must be granted by the owner of the work's intellectual property (IP) rights. Under the policies of most academic and research institutions, researchers who have created a piece of software are unlikely to own full rights to their works.