Publishing your source code for others to use? Specify a licence, please!

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Warning: Copyright law is broadly harmonised around the world, but, when it comes to permitted uses and exceptions, and, in particular, to "fair use", it is not. So this is the usual reminder that I Read more

Give them (GNU GP)'ell: a new approach to claims for non-compliance with Free software licences?

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It's a strange world. I run a law firm which itself runs almost entirely on Free software, yet I don't get to write about Free / open source software as much as I'd like. But, today, I've got a good Read more

Github Copilot: initial thoughts from an English law perspective

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(I have more questions than answers, but I thought it was worth writing something, even if just as a straw man for others to rip apart.) Introducing Github Copilot Github has launched a beta tool, Read more

Audio porn and plain English consensual contracts

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1 The legal Twitterverse has been alive this week with discussions of a tweet by Kanye West about the value of plain English contract drafting. He said: We need Plain English contracts. A Lawyers Read more