is this good or bad for Open source and its forgoing future
Good from perspective of
Open source will be treated right from legal aspects, There will be a better open source adoption policy, chances for Open source compliance to become more formal
Bad from perspective of
Now enterprises will be skeptical about use of Open source technology inside the organization, because of possible legal threat with following loosing of millions of $$.
Bottom line, that brings up a point, Open source governance and right policy implementation to have a healthy environment going between open source vendors/legal experts/CIO's