Azer can’t ‘take down’ open source code.
There is no “my” in open source
Nadia Eghbal
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Open source does not equate to Public source.

Open source can be private and still licensed under open source terms. GPL is such example where only the effective end-users of a product are entitled to request the source code (up to 3 years after release).

Remaining copies from the time when the code was public can have a second life, but might also be blocked by patents, trademarks and copyright.

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