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A C|Net article asks the question begged by the recent SCO v. IBM lawsuit: Who should be liable in the event that customers wind up using software that was created from misappropriated intellectual property? Could a non-profit like the FSF or the OSF stand forth as a lightning rod for liability over Free and Open Source licensed software? Or is the indemnification issue going to prove a fundamental limitation on the commercial uptake of Free and Open Source software?
What’s the answer to the intellectual property liability issue with respect to Free and Open Source software?