The WTFPL ( Do What The Fuck You Want To Public License ) is a permissive license MOST Commonly used as a free software license . As a public domain like license , the WTFPL is essentially the same as dedication to the public domain . [1] It allows redistribution and modification of the software under any terms. As of May 2016 , the WTFPL was used by less than one percent …

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Open Audio License

The Open Audio License is a free music license, created in 2001 by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). [1] It provides freedom and openness of use for music and other expressive works. The EFF now encourages artists to use the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License Open License, and it “designates the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License as a version 2.0 of the Open Audio License.” [2]

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MirOS License

The MirOS License is a free content license (for software and other free cultural works such as graphical, literal, musical, …) originated at The MirOS Project for their own publications because the ISC license used by OpenBSD was perceived as having problems with wording [ 2] and too America centric. It has strong roots in the UCB BSD license and the Historical Permission Notice and Disclaimer with a focus on modern, explicit, legible language …

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GPL are the exception

The GPL exception clause (or GPL + FE, for short) is an optional clause That Can Be added to the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL) Permitting digital fontsshared With That license to be embedded Within a digital paper file without Requiring the Document itself to be shared with GPL. Without the clause, conflicts may arise with open-source projects distributing digital fonts which may …

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GNU Free Documentation License

The GNU Free Documentation License ( GNU FDL or simply GFDL ) is a copyleft license for free documentation, designed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF) for the GNU Project . It is similar to the GNU General Public License , giving readers the rights to copy, redistribute, and modify (only when without “invariant sections” restrictions). Copies may also be sold commercially, but if produced in larger quantities, the original document or …

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Design science license

Design Science License (DSL) is a copyleft license for any type of free content such as text, images, music. Unlike other open source licenses, the DSL was intended to be used on any type of copyrightable work, including documentation and source code. It was the first “generalized copyleft” license. The DSL was written by Michael Stutz. [1] The DSL came out in the 1990s, …

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Creative Commons license

A Creative Commons ( CC ) license is one of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work. A CC license is used when an author wants to give people the right to share, use, and build upon a work that they have created. CC provides an author flexibility (for example, they may choose to allow only non-commercial uses of his …

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Against DRM license

Against DRM 2.0 is a free copyleft license for artworks. It is the first free license glad That contains a clause about related rights and a clause contre DRM . The first clause authorizes to exercise the right to exercise rights; The second clause prevents the use of DRM: if licensor uses DRM, the license is not applicable to the work; If licensee uses DRM, license …

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