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Meet Mark Radcliffe: The Man Who Rules Open Source Law

Aug 31, 2007, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)

"As one of his clients told us, 'Mark Radcliffe is the law when it comes to open source software.'

"Radcliffe, an attorney at giant DLA Piper, has lurked behind some of the most important shifts in the open source world over the past few years. He helped Sun Microsystems open source the Solaris operating system, developing Sun's CDDL (Common Development and Distribution License) license. He crafted SugarCRM's controversial attribution license and then did similar work for a handful of significant open source players..."

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