Linux Insider – Open Source Licenses: Greater Rights, Different Responsibilities

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The goal isn't to eradicate open source software from the organization -- it's to use it properly in the pursuit of the company's goals. The legal department should be part of the group that is applying the policy, and assessing and monitoring its effectiveness, but there should be equal stakeholders in engineering/development and IT, so the policy is not viewed as merely an onerous legal requirement.

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