How is it legally possible to take a project initially released as open source back to closed source? Especially one licensed with the GPL any version.
I developed scientific software for use in my own scientific research. I am considering porting it to another language such as Java, and releasing a closed-source, commercial version of it for sale. ...
Is it illegal to rewrite every line of an open source project in a slightly different way, and use it in a closed source project?
Lets say Alice Co. writes a program, and Bob Co. hires a contractor to copy it, and put it on their platform? What is the general legal recourse in these cases? I say general, because most of us are ...