NewsForge: Insurance for Linux Users: Why is it Needed?
May 28, 2004, 02:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)
"Barr: Where did the idea for the organization
(OSRM) come from?
"Egger: Like a lot of people, I had not thought
about the risks of using Linux until the SCO suits happened.
Because I was a lawyer and a litigator, I thought it would be
interesting to look at their legal papers. I got ahold of them and
I was struck by how weak their argument was right away. But I was
also struck by the huge amount of fear and concern and uncertainty
that their claim had caused..."