Dual Licensing Explained

Dual licensing often refers to making software available under a choice of two licenses, says Heather Meeker, “generally a copyleft open source license and a commercial license.”

“However, dual licensing can also refer to the scenario where multiple licenses apply simultaneously; in these situations, users are required to comply with the terms of multiple licenses at the same time,” she says.

In this article, Meeker explains why organizations might choose this licensing approach and describes various risks and considerations.

Read more at FOSSA.

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