According to IP experts, outside of technical limitations of blockchain technology, the greatest challenge to becoming mainstream is a lack of trust (no pun intended) that prevents many companies from adopting blockchain into their structure.
Tom Serres is a massively successful startup entrepreneur, and our client. He dispels the myth that open-source and proprietary software are at odds with each other, he sees them as two sides of the same coin.
Sam Abassi owns a firm specializing in research, development, and implementation of software support to meet specific needs, mostly utilizing open-source solutions. He offers his perspective on some of the dangers and challenges with finding the right software solutions.
The MIT-License is the most commonly used free (open-source) software license, which allows for the code to be used and even altered freely, and also allows developers to build IP protected software on top of the underlying MIT-Licensed software.
Blockchain can be confusing. Sometimes, even software experts aren't able to immediately decipher the claims of each new "blockchain" company as it sprouts up. We shed a little light on one such example in hopes that it will help you understand the current climate in the blockchain space.