Berkeley Software License Agreement

On July 22, 1999, William Hoskins, director of the Office of Technology Licensing for UC Berkeley, removed the advertising clause from the official BSD license text. [4] [7] Other BSD distributions have removed the clause, but many similar clauses remain in BSD derivative code from other sources and unrelated code that uses a derivative license. This license contains terms that may affect your patent rights if you distribute the licensed software, as the license terms may require you to transfer your patent rights at the same time as the retransmission of the licensed software or to restrict the ability to enforce your patent rights. This license has specific terms applicable when the software is used or provided over a network. Few licenses have such conditions; Examples include affero GPL, OSL, and Common Public Attribution License (CPAL 1.0). * Exclusion of Liability: The above document is for reference purposes only and is not intended as legal advice and does not constitute legal advice…