A common need for organizations is to both understand the licenses of the libraries and components they are using.
Building or incorporating software which has been released with an incompatible license can open a company to legal exposure, as well as result in significant re-engineering work or even features being pulled.
There are some vendors who provider this today, such as:
Many of them offer integration into CI and repository tools, including GitLab, as well.
We should consider adding these features into GitLab, either by internally building or potentially partnering.