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Ask RedMonk: Open Source Indemnification--The Q&A

Apr 21, 2008, 18:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen O'Grady)

"There are many possible justifications for the uptick we're seeing in inquiries regarding the indemnification of open source software. It could be a natural consequence of the increasing role that open source is directly playing within traditional proprietary software businesses. It could be the public and private veiled threats regarding potential patent liability for vendors and customers alike.

"In any event, indemnification is a topic of increasing interest to judge from our inbound traffic, and so I thought it would be useful to answer a few of the most common questions we hear on the subject.

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