International Free and Open Source Software Law Review

The International Free and Open Source Software Law Review (IFOSS L. Rev.) is a collaborative legal publication aiming to increase knowledge and understanding among lawyers about Free and Open Source Software issues. Topics include copyright, licence implementation, licence interpretation, software patents, open standards, case law and statutory changes.



Starting 2017 rolling release edition

IFOSSLR is proud to start 2017 edition with the first published article, an editorial by distinguished author Prof. Eben Moglen, on the always controversial issue of copyleft and copyleft enforcement.  
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Vol 9, No 1 (2017)

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Whither (Not Wither) Copyleft PDF XML
Eben Moglen 1-8

Tech Watch

The FOSSology Project: 10 Years Of License Scanning XML PDF
Michael C Jaeger, Oliver Fendt, Robert Gobeille, Maximilian Huber, Johannes Najjar, Kate Stewart, Steffen Weber, Andreas Wuehrl 9-18
Making Sense Of Git In A Legal Context PDF XML
Armijn Hemel, Shane Martin Coughlan 19-33


Bitcoin: an open source currency and more XML PDF
Carlo Piana 35-43


The Bid by OpenChain to Transform The Supply Chain XML PDF
Shane Martin Coughlan 45-48

ISSN: 1877-6922