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House Energy and Commerce leaders focusing on open-source software vulnerabilities

/ April 3, 2018

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and oversight and investigations subcommittee Chairman Gregg Harper (R-MS) are looking into the state of the open-source software ecosystem, saying they want to better understand possible “OSS” cybersecurity issues.

In a letter to Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin on Monday, Walden and Harper expressed their “support” for OSS while asking for “assistance” in understanding the challenges OSS faces. The Linux Foundation organizes the Core Infrastructure Initiative, which helps to fund...

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