Open source software is becoming much more widely accepted by businesses. Opensource.org defines open source software as having: free redistribution, source code, derived works, integrity of the author’s source code, no discrimination against persons or groups, no discrimination against fields of endeavor, distribution of license, license must not be specific to a product, license must not restrict other software and license must be technology-neutral.
What are some of the pros and cons of using open source software? Do you currently use any? What would be your biggest concerns about using open source software? Review your module content and conduct your own research, using specific examples to support your conclusions.