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Thanks, but I'm not sure that's it. For example, when I look at at [1], I see an apparent contradiction with [2]. It almost seems like they don't know what they're doing, but surely that's because I'm misunderstanding what's going on?

[1] https://github.com/NationalSecurityAgency/DCP/blob/21c8d3efe...

[2] https://github.com/NationalSecurityAgency/DCP/blob/496402fa9...

Well if they are forking or contributing to other software or any type of derivative work, they probably have to retain the original license by law

That's not the case at least in the example I just gave though, right?

It could also be based upon patent rights, I know that employees get a 50% ownership of all patents, maybe that's part of it?

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