TechWeb is running a lengthy piece
on how companies should manage the risks said to come with free software. The idea seems to be to make free software as obnoxious and difficult to deal with as the proprietary alternatives.
"Even after you've instituted rigorous controls and policies to limit and manage the risks of open-source software, you're not out of the woods. You face a second thorny problem: how to identify and deal with open-source software embedded in commercial software.
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