chapter  12
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Software licences, free and open source licensing (F/OSS), and ‘software as a service’ (SaaS)

Introduction Scope of the chapter A chapter in a book on IT law cannot deal in depth with all aspects of contract law; instead, the discussion here will focus on some aspects of contract law that are particularly relevant in the context of software transactions. As the title implies, this chapter deals with the licensing of software and related issues.