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Terms of service are contracts, where you grant a person a right in exchange for them doing something. If they have agreed but violate the terms, you may have legal recourse to sue them; or you can "undo" their action, e.g. you can delete porn that they uploaded. There are certain limitations on your recourse, for example you cannot fine a user $...


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Unless you are a copyright holder of ABC you have no rights to CAD whatsoever. You have no permission to copy their code, you have no standing to sue, and what you are planning can get you into deep legal trouble. If you are a copyright holder of ABC you can sue them. You still have no rights to the portions of CAD that are not copies of your code. That’s in ...


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It's possible that CAD has a separate licence from the authors of ABC that allows them to produce a closed source copy. If not, they have no right to distribute CAD. However two wrongs don't make a right, and so you don't get to violate the copyright of CAD.* Unfortunately, unless you are one of the authors of ABC, you have no standing to sue the authors of ...


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A license is a permission to let someone else use your software which would otherwise be subject to copyright (assuming you have correctly asserted copyright right by placing a valid copyright notice in a prominent place, e.g. "© Copyright 2018 Toby Smith, all rights reserved."). For the copyright be enforceable (i.e. a claim filed in court) in the ...


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You don’t need a licence to use your own IP It’s yours, do what you like with it. If you choose to licence your IP to particular people or the world at large they must follow the licence(s) you grant irrespective of what you or anyone else does.


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obtaining a licence Is, unless the state is involved, always some kind of contract. The licensing agreement if the rulling contract in this case. You don't even have to use the software, often installation is the moment you are prompted with the terms, and continuing the installation at that point has you agreeing to the contract - which is binding. The ...


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