Worldline Joins the Open Invention Network Community
- 19.09.2023 09:59 am
Open Invention Network (OIN), the organization formed to safeguard open source and now the largest patent non-aggression community in history, announced today that Worldline has joined as a community member. As a global leader in payments services and a technology partner-of-choice for merchants, banks and acquirers, Worldline is reinforcing its commitment to open source software as an enabler of advanced financial services payment platforms.
“Open source technologies have been a key driver in advancements in many industries, including financial services and Fintech,” said Keith Bergelt, CEO of Open Invention Network. “As a global leader in payment services, and a trusted technology partner for leading merchants and banks, we are pleased that Worldline is committed to patent non-aggression in core Linux and adjacent open source technologies.”
“We continuously look for ways to integrate the best technologies in our payment solutions, which helps to deliver capabilities and services that our merchant and banks customers value and trust. We provide our customers safer and faster digital transaction services, and open source is a significant innovation driver in these offerings,” said Christophe Duquenne, Group Chief Technology & Operations Officer at Worldline. “We are pleased to join the Open Invention Network and support its role in protecting open source software.”
As a community, OIN members practice patent non-aggression in core Linux and adjacent open source technologies by cross-licensing Linux System patents to one another on a royalty-free basis.