Heartbleed postmortem-- OpenSSL's license discouraged scrutiny

Posted by tuxchick on May 2, 2014 7:31 PM EDT
InfoWorld; By Simon Phipps
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Weeks after the OpenSSL debacle, the question still stands: Why did so few people show up to work on such widely-used and important code? Since the problem arose, funds have flowed in to fix it at the behest of corporate giants, but before the crises, few volunteers participated. One leading open source expert has suggested a reason: licensing.

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