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The ROI of paying open source maintainers (in light of the xz utils backdoor)

As we continue to watch the attempted xz utils backdoor hack unfold, I’ve been following several conversations where questions are being raised about ...
Lauren Hanford
by Lauren Hanford
on April 8, 2024

Lauren Hanford

Lauren Hanford

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