Questions about legal problems which may arise during software development or questions about software law, patents and copyrights in general.

The law is a minefield and the best advice anyone can give when asked about legal matters is often:

ask a lawyer.

Asking legal questions on Stack Exchange is not a substitute for taking proper local legal advice. What we can do is advise whether asking a lawyer is essential or just highly recommended.

Consider looking at Law.SE as a place to get answers from people who are experts in that domain rather than programmers guessing at it.

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