Winscp License Agreement

Whether you are an individual or a representative of an educational institution, a small business or a company, the GPL license grants you the following rights: The development of WinSCP began in March 2000 and will continue. Originally, it was organized by the Prague University of Economics, where the author was working at the time. Since July 16, 2003, it has been under the GNU GPL. It is hosted on SourceForge and GitHub. [5] Subject to the terms of this Agreement, you hereby grant Martin Prikryl and the recipients of the software distributed by Martin Prikryl a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable copyright license to reproduce, create derivative works from, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, and distribute your Contributions and such Derivative Works. (see section 7 for for for-hire submissions). You agree that your Submissions contain all details of third party licenses or other restrictions (including, but not limited to, patents and related trademarks) of which you are personally aware and which are associated with any part of your Submissions. Note that the WinSCP installation package and the WinSCP symbol set have separate licenses. See below.

The Software is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws, as well as international treaties. The software is licensed, not sold. The Software is developed and made available to you as a single product that can be used as a single computer product. You are not required to use all components of the Software, but you may not unbundl the components of the Software for use on different computers. The main reason for requiring CLA is to provide adequate legal protection to contributors and users. CLA protects contributors by explicitly clarifying the conditions for an appropriate contribution to a project, thus avoiding confusion or misunderstandings between the contributor, the project and the community. CLA protect WinSCP users by ensuring that the contributions that make up the project are legitimate and appropriately licensed, from contributor to user. In addition, CLA gives WinSCP a better legal position to defend against project license violations and to protect both contributors and users.

Subject to the terms of this Agreement, you hereby grant Martin Prikryl and the recipients of the software distributed by Martin Prikryl a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable patent license (except as otherwise provided in this section) to manufacture, make, use, offer, sell, import and transfer the Work, such license being for the patent application that you may not grant under license that you may grant or s license only. this applies which are necessarily violated only by your Contributions or by combining your Contribution(s) with the work for which that Contribution was submitted….

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