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Distribute Sysinternals free console program with my shareware application?

I am a shareware author (more on the hobbyist level) and I would like to distribute the free SysInternals program Sigcheck (a small console program) as a helper tool together with my program. Sigcheck ...
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Is it legal to sell hardware that downloads non-commercial software?

I am interested in creating and selling hardware for emulating old arcade games. However, I am very aware that there could be several legal issues here. First of all, many emulators are open-source, ...
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Can I use LGPLv3 version of Qt on Android iOS in my closed source application [closed]

I want to use LGPLv3 version of Qt in my closed source application on iOS and Android. In order to give the users the possibility to re-link with another version of the Qt I can do the following: ...
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“Not for individual resale” - really?

In at least the US and UK lots of items that are sold in multipacks come with a notice on them that often reads: Not for individual resale That always strikes me as slightly odd - it looks like it'...
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Is MCLeaks breaking the Minecraft EULA?

I have been in an argument for the last twenty or so minutes regarding the legality of a website known as "MCLeaks" (link to terms of service), which is a purveyor of free Minecraft accounts by way of ...
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Copyright law and distribution terms for public versions or derivatives

The present question is a special case of Can one take BSD licensed code and distribute it under GPL?. Looking recently at OpenBSD's LibreSSL, I've noticed that SSLeay that it traces its roots to (...