techdrivein.com: Ad Bard was a breath of fresh air in the already crowded advertising networks arena lead by behemoths like Google Adsense. But it's all going to end in another month or so. Ad Bard is finally shutting down.
- An Attack that Goes to the Heart of Free Software
- GPL on Trial … Sort Of…
- With GPLv3, Everything Old Can Be New Again
- Why ‘Free and Open’ matters
- AVM violating license of the Linux kernel
cnet.com: There's no such thing as "the" open-source license. There are lots of them. Sixty-nine to be precise if one accepts the Open Source Initiative (OSI) as the definitive arbiter of what is open source and what is not.
mrpogson.com: Many enemies of FLOSS trumpet the fact that end-users are not aware of software freedom and take for granted their computing environment. Their conclusion is that FLOSS cannot thrive because the bulk of the IT industry does not really care.
olex.openlogic.com: When you release code under the GNU General Public License (GPL), you undertake a specific set of obligations. You have several choices about how to fulfill it – and the choice you make can cause ongoing problems, especially if you are not set up to administer it.
datamation.com: School's out for summer, but that doesn't mean the learning ends for teachers or students. Open source education applications offer a great option for students who are looking to get ahead or catch up over the summer.
- The two faces of UK open source
- Does a commercial open source release = success?
- What US-based Open Source Vendors Need to Know About Europe
- FLOSSmole data confirms declining GPL usage
h-online.com: It's easy to take things for granted – to assume that the world will always be as it is. And then sometimes you receive a mild jolt: some new information appears that makes you sit up and reconsider your preconceptions.
techradar.com: Without Richard Matthew Stallman there would be no GNU, and without GNU there would be no Linux distributions as we know them today. Linux Format magazine met Richard at the Institute of Engineering and Technology in London, and put to him some of the questions you asked…
networkworld.com: Microsoft hasn't exactly been the best friend to FOSS, but it's hard to feel good about the company's $290 million loss to i4i. Why is this bad news for FOSS?