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Discussion on: How to sell ownership of an open source Android app?

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Tobias SN

You can’t really sell ownership of open source software, as anyone buying it might as well fork it instead.

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Hunter Drum Author

Yes, but they must make changes so it isn't an exact copy. That why they also have control of the software on Google Play and can as they want with it. And some open source licenses also limit the ability of using forks commercially

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Tobias SN

I believe any changes he makes are treated the exact same as any made in a fork.