BusinessWeek: A Legal Gun in the Open-Source Corral

Q: So what exactly does your company do?

A: People have known for a long time about the
risk that patents pose to open-source software. There’s no one
company that owns the code and has a financial interest in
defending everyone who is using it. You have hundreds of
contributors. There’s a gap in the way the licenses work. There’s
no warranty coverage. So open-source software remains vulnerable to
patent lawsuits…”

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