The JBoss Group has announced
that it will be offering indemnification against patent and copyright suits (relating to the JBoss Application Server) to its customers.
"Among the challenges for companies moving to open source
technologies, such as the JBoss application server, are concerns
regarding intellectual property rights. By offering industry standard
indemnification for the JBoss application server, JBoss Group is
taking another vital step in its efforts to promote Professional Open
Source for the enterprise market. The company is committed to making
it easier and safer than ever for customers to develop and deploy open
" There is no mention of what sort of insurance coverage the JBoss Group may have put into place to enable it to back up its promise if need be.
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