“Open Source 2005 and Beyond: Thriving Despite the DMCA and Patent Threats to Linux” by Cogan

  • ©Robert P. Cogan

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Entry Number: 25

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    Open Source 2005 and Beyond: Thriving Despite the DMCA and Patent Threats to Linux

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    Prerequisites
    Interest in the issues surrounding open source, whether you are pro or con.

    Intended Audience
    Software developers, video producers, hardware designers, software producers and sellers, academic researchers, students, company owners, investors, and attorneys.

    Description
    This tutorial focuses on issues confronting computer graphics designers and other software developers. The parameters of intellectual property risk, applicable rules, and the possible future repercussions of using open-source libraries are addressed from the viewpoint of how to make prudent choices in advancing your business or research.

     


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