The Risks of Closed Source Computing

Alan Cox


One large vendor likes to talk about the risks of Open Source software, but the strange thing is, the risk is actually in closed technologies. This article looks at the real risks in following a proprietary software path.

Table of Contents
1. Copyright and Licensing
2. The Risks of Closed Source Computing
3. Credits

1. Copyright and Licensing

Copyright (c) 1999 by Alan Cox. This material may be distributed only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Open Publication License, v0.4 (8 June 1999) or later (the latest version is presently available at Distribution of modified versions of this document is prohibited without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.