Docker Containers for Legal Professionals

Docker Containers for Legal Professionals

Docker has had a significant impact on the popularity of containers and has made it much simpler on the technological side of things, but on the legal side, there are potentially increased complexities.

A whitepaper that seeks to uncover the complexities of open source licensing implications when distributing and deploying Docker containers.

Containers make it easier for developers to deploy software, but it also makes it easier to deploy (sometimes inadvertently) the wrong thing. Docker containers hide many of the implementation details, and developers might end up unknowingly shipping all kinds of software without knowing the license compliance issues that occur as a result.

Author: Armijn Hemel, MSc.

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