The Rise of Open Source Licensing: A Challenge to the Use of Intellectual Property in the Software Industry by Mikko Valimaki
English | May 2005 | ISBN: 9529187696 | 263 Pages | PDF | 4 MB
Open source software - from Linux to Firefox and MySQL database - has changed software business as we knew it. New start-ups have challenged industry heavyweights from Microsoft to Oracle with innovative copyright licensing strategies and courageous anti-patent policies. Almost every major software company has been forced to react to the commodification trend.