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“Open Source Software Considerations” Please respond to the following:Did you know that free software exists on the internet
right now that you can download and use? It’s not only free but
oftentimes powerful and just as good as some of the brand-named
industry-standard software that you’re already using? This is
open-source software and it’s created by some real geniuses, just like
you. I’m sure you’re asking yourself, “So wait a minute…If it’s free, why aren’t
we all using it?” Well, there are some drawbacks to using open-source
software. Do some research on your own, examine the benefits and
drawbacks for using open source software. See if you can uncover why
some people are concerned about its use and why others use it
exclusively. Then in a few sentences do the following: Share your findings and your perspective. Are you comfortable recommending open-source software to a company you work for? What about if you started your own company, would you consider its use? Who would you blame (or sue) if something went wrong?

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