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McAfee has warned investors that the “ambiguous” nature of open source licensing could turn into a business threat.

In a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) McAfee repeatedly warned of possible dangers to the company’s intellectual property regime presented by open source. The warnings come as several large companies face legal action over their use of software protected by the open source General Public License (GPL), the most widely used open source license.

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