Posts Tagged: red hat


Open Invention Network: A Mission to Maintain Open-Source Status for Linux Systems

As Jaime Siegel, OIN’s Global Director of Licensing, notes, OIN is able to grant free membership to companies joining the consortium thanks to the efforts of …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 2

LOT Network surpasses 275 members, fighting PAE patent litigation

LOT Network markets itself as a non-profit consortium, which offers its members a legal mechanism affording them protection from patent assertion entities (PAEs) and immunizes its members …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 7

Why NPEs are necessary for China to dominate its domestic chip industry

NPEs are uniquely positioned to help China by attacking foreign entities to clear the way for Chinese companies by exerting pressure in ways that only NPEs can. …
By Erick Robinson
3 years ago 3

What Happened to the Obama Open Source Initiative?

President Obama reportedly asked McNealy to prepare a report on how the federal government could employ open source software, but as yet, some 26 months later there has …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 21

The Role for Open Source in Paradigm Shifting Innovation

There is an important role that open source could play moving forward, and that role is to set the foundation of innovation and technology, which is no …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 104

Patenting Software: The Business Responsible Thing to Do

Whether the "open source means free" community ever chooses to acknowledge it, the truth is that a patent is a business tool; an asset. If you are …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 95

Beware Those Claiming Software Patents Are Unnecessary

If patents are good for Microsoft and the tech giants, patents are right for Red Hat and the open source community and patents are demanded by investors, …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 99

Open Source Race to Zero May Destroy Software Industry

The trouble with freeware is that there is no margin on free, and while open source solutions are not free, the race to asymptotically approach free is …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 73