Open source is open to exploit, says EC tech chief

Posted by dave on Jun 1, 2005 8:14 AM EDT; By Ingrid Marson
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A senior figure at the European Commission launched an outspoken attack on several major US IT firms on Monday, accusing them of exerting too much influence on the progress of the open source community. Jesús Villasante, the head of software technologies at the EC's Information Society and Media Directorate General, said big companies such as HP, IBM and Sun are just using the open source community as subcontractors rather than encouraging the community to develop independent commercial products.

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