Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier takes a look at the Open Invention Network (OIN). "After seeing comments about OIN and talking to other FOSS folks, I realized many folks (including yours truly) weren't entirely clear on what OIN does and doesn't protect. Specifically, there seemed to be an idea that OIN covers a lot more than Linux, or anything that's open source, or anything between member companies."
December 28, 2010
Understanding the Open Invention Network
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