CRN: The Devil In The Code: Vendors Vet For Open-Source Compliance

“All kinds of nightmares can lurk in lines of code: errors,
bugs, security holes and intellectual property violations. As more
and more code is released into the wild under a profusion of
open-source licenses, licensing compliance is a growing challenge
for companies that mix proprietary and open-source code, knowingly
or not.

“But where problems crop up, ISVs charge in. A pair of software
companies, Black Duck Software and Palamida, aim to alleviate
compliance headaches with applications that automatically vet code
for open-source contributions…”

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