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What You Should Know About Open Source License Compliance for M&A Activity

Companies are increasingly concerned about the security of applications built on open source components, especially when they’re involved in mergers and acquisitions. Just like copyright for works of art, each piece of open source software has a license that states legally binding conditions for its use. Licenses allow developers to use the software as components, providing they keep to the specific terms and conditions that define what they are permitted and prohibited to do with the software.

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