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zspencer 📝 Add NPL to the list of ethical licenses (#52)
This is an interesting license that has strong constraints for ethical reasons;
as well as an interesting mechanism for restricting commercial usage to cooperative

I'd need to look into it further before recommending adopting it, but it may  be
worth including in the general list of licenses.
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