The GPL is about freedom to take your code and make it mine. That doesn’t mean you’re unprotected, it just means you need to protect yourself.
The patchwork elephant of websites means that there isn’t one answer for everything.
With great freedom comes some very odd responsibilities when it comes to reselling products.
It’s left, it’s right, it really all matters how you protect yourself, but also your readers.
Stealing GPL isn’t impossible, it happens more often than I’d like, and it could be easily avoided with a simple attribution of effort.
A non-technical how to get your plugin in the WordPress repository.
While the GPL allows you to fork plugins, you should think long and hard if there’s a reason you need to do this.
GPL – I don’t really care what flavor you use but won’t anyone think about the users?
You may not like it, you may find it distasteful, but it’s perfectly acceptable, license wise, to use certain products for anything you want. Just don’t break the law.
Open Source goes to court, but this time none of the regular players are involved.
“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.” — Thomas Paine
“An avidity to punish is always dangerous to liberty. It leads men to stretch, to misinterpret, and to misapply even the best of laws. He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.” — Thomas Paine