• I. Intellectual Property
  • II. Free Software
  • III. Open Source
  • IV. Open Content
  • V. Defining Free
  • VI. Defining Open
  • VII. Open Source Software Licenses
  • VIII. Open Content Licenses
  • IX. Open CourseWare
  • X. Open Educational Resources
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    MIT License

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    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has their own version of an “as-is” software license.  This license grants permission to the user free of charge to use and reuse their material/software in any way they see fit.

    Key Points

    Discussion Questions

    1. Why would a person choose the MIT license over BSD or GPL?
    2. How does the MIT License differentiate itself from BSD and GPL?

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