Sad. I used Postloop in 2010 when posting was only good for earning posts on your own forum. Every member, save for a few that were quickly banned, was very high quality. At some point they started cashing out points and the dynamic quickly changed.
The domain is on a grace period for the owner, as explained above. If you really want it, some registrars (name.com for example) offer a backorder service. For a fee, the registrar will watch the domain and register it for you the moment it becomes available. If you think the chances of it being...
Look at the MIT, BSD, and Apache licenses.
Forget the GPL, it's dumb for reasons I can't even begin to explain.