Open Source Browser Contributions and Licensing

Including open source components from the Chromium Projects in Edge could create new IP risks for customers, but the risks are not yet clear.

Microsoft uses open source for various features of its Edge mobile and desktop browsers. Among the components Microsoft already uses are the Almost Native Graphics Layer Engine (ANGLE), a graphics engine abstraction layer available under the Berkley Software Distribution (BSD) license, and Brotli, a general-purpose lossless compression algorithm available under the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) license.

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