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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 GNU General Public License 3,531 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 BSD licenses 1,431 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 MIT License 1,273 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 GNU Lesser General Public License 1,153 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Free software licence 701 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Apache License 681 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Mozilla Public License 311 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Affero General Public License 308 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 WTFPL 261 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Permissive free software licence 240 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Beerware 228 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Zlib License 214 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Common Development and Distribution License 209 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Eclipse Public License 205 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Comparison of free software licenses 205 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Artistic License 181 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 ISC license 178 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 PHP License 76 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Common Public License 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Common Public Attribution License 63 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Open Software License 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Python Software Foundation License 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Q Public License 58 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 LaTeX Project Public License 56 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Sleepycat License 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 SIL Open Font License 47 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Academic Free License 46 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Apple Public Source License 43 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 CeCILL 41 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 BitTorrent Open Source License 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 GNAT Modified General Public License 37 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Lucent Public License 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 European Union Public Licence 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 IBM Public License 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Boost Software License 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Sun Industry Standards Source License 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Zope Public License 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Netscape Public License 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Python License 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Ruby License 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 University of Illinois/NCSA Open Source License 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Eiffel Forum License 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Historical Permission Notice and Disclaimer 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 W3C Software Notice and License 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Sun Public License 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Educational Community License 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Wallace v. International Business Machines Corp. et al. 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 NetHack General Public License 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Attributes of some free software licenses 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Yahoo! Public License 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 RealNetworks Public Source License 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Libpng License 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Cryptix General License 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Frameworx License 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Intel Open Source License 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Public Documentation License less than 5 views
57 MirOS Licence less than 5 views

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This category is for Free software licenses, which is to say, licenses which can be used for the distribution of free software. The goal of such licenses is to free the recipient from any legal barriers which would inhibit their freedom to run, study, modify, or redistribute the software - both modified and unmodified.

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