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Legal Aspects of the Information Society

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Legal Aspects of the Information Society
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Publisher: FTA
Number of pages: 301

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This book contains fundamental information for those who want to understand Free Software and how to contribute and benefit from it in a safe and legal way. Concepts like existing legal systems of software protection - copyright, patents, trademark and key concepts like Copyleft and free licenses - will provide a general background upon which practical skills for different contexts can be built.

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