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Tracking unfavourable licenses in your project's dependencies

To help organizations identify non-compliant licenses in their software projects, bitHound now identifies packages that have disallowed licenses.

As you might have a better idea of which licenses you prefer, we allow you to enter your allowable licences in your project settings.

Allowable licenses in project settings on bitHound

Any package that has an identified license that doesn't match this criteria will be marked with a Disallowed Package badge.

Disallowed package licenses in bitHound

Your Slack and weekly notifications will also include this information going forward to keep it top of mind.

Setup your license configuration on your project today!

Note about public projects: configuring this feature requires push access to a project on GitHub only.

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