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ZDNet Australia: Open Source Developers: Protect Yourself or Face the Music

Jan 17, 2004, 13:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Angus Kidman)

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"In the wake of the ongoing SCO lawsuit, open source developers must take steps to ensure they don't become the victims of further legal action.

"In a presentation at Linux.conf.au 2004 in Adelaide, specialist Australian IT lawyer Jeremy Malcolm said that while it was widely anticipated in the open source community that SCO's lawsuit against IBM for alleged copyright infringement would eventually collapse, the case had drawn attention to the relative lack of control over copyright and patent infringement within many projects..."

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