Free/Open Source Software Licensing Explained

FOSS is the complete opposite of a Proprietary license. Primarily, the fundamental purpose of a free and open source license is to deny anyone the right to exclusively exploit a work so as to guarantee that the work will reach a wider user audience. It is defined as a software that can be freely used, copied, studied or changed by anyone in any way and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

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