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Resources for Open Source Compliance

Open source is everywhere today and there is growing awareness that companies have to meet certain obligations when distributing open source software. Here are some useful resources to learn more about open source compliance. read more...

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Interview with Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin

Zemlin talks China, Windows, and Linux in our lives We got a chance to send a few questions to Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation. We wanted to explore open source principles like transparency, community, and collaboration in his world.  And we got a chance to ask him...

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Study: Most BitTorent Files Breach Copyright

An Australian university study claims that 89 percent of BitTorrent files it examined over a certain period infringed copyrights.

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Can One Sponsor Sustain a FOSS Project on the Long Term?

These days I am receiving quite a number of mails that ask the same question: If a FOSS project is sponsored by only one company or entity, do you think it's a healthy project?   In order to answer this question, we need to define some terms first. Let's start...

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As Open Source Spreads Out, So Does the Need For Compliance

With more and more businesses and organizations using and developing open source software--which can, among other things, be a big opportunity for cost savings--the need for knowledge about open source licenses and compliance is elevated...

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