McAfee Issues Warning Over 'Ambiguous' Open Source Licenses
Jan 04, 2008, 19:45 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul McDougall)
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"McAfee frequently cautions other companies about the latest
bugs and computer viruses, but the security software maker is now
warning that its own business could be in jeopardy--not from some
form of malware but from the fact that its products rely heavily on
open source software.
"In its recently published annual report, McAfee warned
investors that the 'ambiguous' license terms governing the open
source software it uses 'may result in unanticipated obligations
regarding our products...'"