China’s biggest e-commerce company and largest retailer by revenue, JD. Com joins Open Invention Network as a community member. The e-commerce is showing duty regarding open source programming as an empowering influence of its stages and frameworks.

JD. Com is the largest retailer by revenue in China Region as well as it is largest e-commerce company, the attempts to offer consumers the best online shopping experience through its native mobile apps, user-friendly website, Mobile QQ entry points. Open Invention Network is the largest community that supports freedom of action in Linux as a key element of open source software.

The Chief Executive Officer of Open Invention Network, Mr. Keith Bergelt said, “The retail space is undergoing a significant sea change — perhaps the largest in its history — as consumers worldwide continue to accelerate their purchasing via online retailers. To meet this growing demand, sophisticated e-commerce platforms today are built on Linux and adjacent open source technologies”. Further, Keith Bergelt added, “We greatly appreciate’s leadership in joining OIN and supporting patent non-aggression”.

CHO & General Counsel of, Mr. Rain Long said, “At, we have employed open source technologies such as Kubernetes and Open Stack, along with Linux, to improve the speed, functionality, and stability of our infrastructure while lowering operating costs”. Further, Mr. Rain Long added, “We are pleased to join Open Invention Network, which demonstrates our ongoing commitment to open source software, which is critical to our business infrastructure. Our pledge of patent non-aggression, as part of the OIN community, is an important step forward for the company”.

OIN’s people group prepares patent non-animosity in center Linux and adjoining open source advances by cross-authorizing Linux System licenses to each other on a sovereignty free premise. Licenses possessed by Open Invention Network are comparable authorized eminence allowed to any association that concurs not to state its licenses against the Linux System.