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Red Hat’s secret patent deal and the fate of JBoss developers


When patent troll Acacia sued Red Hat in 2007, it ended with a bang: Acacia’s patents were invalidated by the court, and all software developers, open-source or not, had one less legal risk to cope with. So, why is the outcome of Red Hat’s next tangle with Acacia being kept secret, and how is a Texas court helping to keep it that way?

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Fortify and Network World don't get open source


Network World features an article today highlighting a press release released by Fortify promoting the results of a recent Fortify study that claims open source software is a massive security risk for companies. But Fortify's methodology is suspect, and it has a business reason to make these claims about open source software.

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