SirsiDynix: Integrated Library System Platforms on Open Source
In September, 2009, a SirsiDynix Corp report, "Integrated Library System Platforms on Open Source", was released to a group of SirsiDynix customers.
On 29-Oct-2009, the report was posted on Wikileaks, which "spreads a fantastic amount of fear, uncertainty and doubt about both open source software in general and, more specifically, the suitability of open source integrated library systems" .
- Clifford Lynch clarifies views relative to open source ILS efforts (see also Clifford Lynch Clarifies Position on Open Source ILSes)
"Some of the most security-conscious entities, like the United States Department of Defense, restrict the use of open source software for fear that it could pose a terrorist opportunity."