The Ins and Outs of Open Source Audits: Part OneMar 02, 2011, 03:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jilayne Lovejoy)
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"No matter what industry your business is in, you're almost certainly using open source software. The question is whether you know how you're using open source, what licenses are in play, and whether you're meeting all of your license requirements. If you can't answer all of these questions — and most businesses can't — you may want to perform an open source audit as a starting point. Why? An audit can answer the question of what Open Source Software (OSS) is present in your code and what licenses that OSS falls under.
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