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Newspaper tries free software for a day

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linuxinexile.blogspot: The Saratogian tried an experiment for Independence Day - run free software for a day, to produce the July 4 2010 issue of their (web and print) newspaper. They called it the Ben Franklin Edition *.

The Charge for Freedom

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elevenislouder.blogspot: When we think of open source, we normally think of software. We (freetards, freediots, open source fanboys) have often been described as a type of new hippie movement. In some ways, this may be true. We favor open collaboration instead of top-down empiricism.

Open source could be a success story

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  • Open source could be a success story, too: Red Hat CEO
  • Proprietary software vs security
  • Celebrate Independence Day By Thanking Your Open Source Developers
  • FOSS vs. open source as an American debate

Open Core Is Bad For You

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  • Open Core Is Bad For You
  • Open core is not a crime
  • Open Core is not a Business Model
  • Afraid of open core lock-in? The alternative could be worse

Open Source, free or not free?

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OSS To be or not to be, free. That is the question. Well the answer is not 42. Or maybe it is. The question is probably too big for us to understand or even ask so I guess we will never know.

Open Core is the New Dual Licensing

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  • Open Core is the New Dual Licensing
  • What lies beyond the open core debate?
  • ASCAP: John Phillip Sousa Incarnate (Fight against EFF)
  • Post-Bilski Steps for Anti-Software-Patent Advocates
  • Let the open source way take you outside your comfort zone
  • Open source as business model or engineering convenience?
  • Open Source is a Virus
  • Open Source Needs To Have An Unfair Advantage To Succeed
  • Being Free - why it matters

Open Source is Inherently More Secure, Says Red Hat

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OSS At the Red Hat Summit in Boston last week, Josh Bressers, a senior security engineer at Red Hat, explained why open source really is the best model for building secure software.

Who gives a fsck about a license?

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OSS I have no idea why anyone would want to do a File System ChecK on a license but I have seen fsck used in this manner so I do too Smile Seriously though, how many people really care about the license they are usin

What Is Open Source Software?

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  • Back to Basics: What Is Open Source Software?
  • Observation on hiring from open source

Profiting from open source -- 8 business models

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OSS So you want to make a small fortune in open source software? It's simple, the joke goes: Just start with a large fortune. The open source revolution began at least two decades ago, but businesses and programmers are still struggling to understand the best way to share wonderful code and pay the mortgage.

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