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Fairfax IT: Linux opens a Pandora’s box

“… open source is not a panacea, just a tool. There are still
problems associated with its use, including the legal liability of
opening existing closed, proprietary efforts to open development.
Vendors, from the PC multimedia peripheral maker Creative to Sun
Microsystems and the mighty IBM, are struggling to balance the
wants of the open source community with existing business
practices.”

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