Are you using Open Source Licenses properly?

So you have this great product that let's say is an Appliance.  You of course built it on Open Source Software of various types.  Did you check to make sure all the licenses were compatible?  Over at Linux Journal David Lane talks about an experience he just went through when they missed one.  He can't and doesn't give exact details but what he does is a cautionary tail.  Check it out!!

Brian Wagner

Brian started working with *nix in while a student at Kent State University in the early 90's. In 1995, as an E-Mail Administrator for Caliber Technology (now part of Fedex) he was tasked with administering Sendmail on both Slackware Linux and Solaris Systems. His first home install of Linux was MkLinux DR1 in 1996 on his 60 Mhz PowerMac. Since then Brian has been working and consulting on Linux and it's uses in the Enterprise to support everything from E-Mail, Firewalls, Web and File serving to custom cluster solutions and grid solutions. Brian has had the opportunity to work in both Fortune 500 companies and small 2 person organizations. This has given him the unique insight into the differences every size business faces.