The practice of ethical source is informed by these principles.
We grant permission to modify, create derivative works, use and reuse it, in the spirit of openness and bounded by ethical constraints.
We make our source publicly available, develop and maintain it in public view, and welcome public contributions.
We practice transparent and just governance, and we consistently and fairly enforce a comprehensive code of conduct that codifies our values.
We ensure that the full value of our work is available to everyone, regardless of ability.
We design safeguards to minimize the risk of abuse or harm to others through its use or misuse.
It stores as little personal data as necessary and incorporates reasonable security measures for its protection. All personal data it collects can be deleted on request, and all such data can be delivered to its originator in an open and human-readable format.
We believe in the dignity of our work. When it is used for commercial gain, we rightfully expect those who profit from it to contribute back to its source and support our community in other tangible ways.