Daimler, owner of Mercedes-Benz, has joined the Linux and open-source patent-protection organization.
When you think of Linux and open-source companies, the automobile industry is not the first business to spring to mind. But maybe it should be. Daimler, Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, has joined the Open Invention Network (OIN), the Linux and open-source non-aggression patent consortium. Earlier in 2017 at CES, Daimler joined the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) organization. This group’s membership is a who’s who of car manufacturers.
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Author: Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols