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Dave Rankin

Putting a Price Tag on Open Source

By January 22, 2014

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Even if the freedoms provided by an open source license are priceless, does that mean you can't put a price tag on the software itself? Is it legal to sell open source software regardless of whether you did or didn't create it yourself? And, even if you can charge for it, does that mean you have to share your earnings with everybody else who had a hand -- however small -- in making the software possible? Find out once and for all in Can You Sell Open Source Software?.

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