We’re not thieves. We just can’t read contracts (McAfee and Open Source)

From todays submission to the ITWorld Canada BLOG

McAfee filed a report last month with the Securities and Exchange Commission that made a few statements about risks associated with their use of some Open Source software. These statements received quite a bit of media attention.
There is a lot of FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt) spread about Free/Libre and Open Source (FLOSS) licenses. While companies dependant on older competing business models suggest these licenses are complex or “ambiguous”, the reality is quite the opposite.