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European Union Public Licence

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Interested in building solutions by reusing others’ work? Ready for sharing your successes with other communities, countries, organisations? This is all about licensing: obtaining open reuse and sharing conditions, securing your own work against exclusive appropriation by third parties, combining multiple components when their licences are compatible. The European Commission has published the EUPL. Other instruments exist for open data, semantics, collaborative work.     ...

28 February 2017 | Europe
Themes: eGovernment, Legal Aspects, Open Source, Services for Businesses, Law, Rights and Freedoms, Economics, Business and Competition, Competition, competition law, competition policy, Economic Policy, restriction on competition.
153 visits | Rating: 5/5
SCHMITZ P-E (Joinup February 2017)   Over years, Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS) has become increasingly attractive for the public sector. Since the beginning of 2000, the successive European Commission work...
08 November 2016 | Europe
Themes: Education, Science and Research, Open Source, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Education and Communications.
447 visits | Rating: 5/5
The European Commission and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) continue their active open source distribution policy. The last released software (both covered by the EUPL licence) are about forestry and Internet risk...
02 April 2016 | Europe, France
Themes: eGovernment, eParticipation, eDemocracy and eVoting, Legal Aspects, Open Source, Services for Businesses, Services for Citizens, Law, Rights and Freedoms, economic rights, rights of the individual, Business and Competition.
1.067 visits | Rating: 4/5
The Directive on the re-use of public sector information (Directive 2003/98/EC, known as the 'PSI Directive' revised by Directive 2013/37/EU) establishes as general principle that documents held by public sector...
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The JOINUP community to discuss F/OSS licensing, with a non exclusive focus on the EUPL (European Union Public Licence)
Type: Community
Date of creation: 15 February 2009

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