- IBM tears up open source patent pledge, claims FOSS
- IBM: Open Source's Friend? Not So Much Now
- IBM uses pledged patents against open source mainframe emulator
h-online.com: For many the old aphorism that "Emacs is my operating system, and Linux its device driver" still holds true.
- 5 reasons why you must support the spread of OSS
- Open Source: Computing for the masses
- Weekly OSS Links #5
businessweek.com: Open-source software provides an important example of how companies can leverage external sources of innovation. In practice, however, big high-tech companies often have a difficult time collaborating and sharing control.
groklaw.net: GPL enforcement is successful in Europe. In several court decisions and out of court settlements the license conditions of the GPL have been successfully enforced.
dirkriehle.com: It’s April 2nd, so the Apache Software Foundation’s 2010 April Fools’ joke is over. Here is why I liked it a lot. It represents a hypothetical: What if the ASF and its projects could be bought? Or, if not bought, then put under control or strong influence of corporate interests like in traditional open source consortia?
- Former Sun open source officer joins OSI board
- Sales and marketing for open source – same difference
- Importance of open source screen readers for accessibility: Interview with Joanie Diggs
- The growing popularity of open source assistive technology: Interview with Will Walker
- What Does a Paying Open Source Customer Look Like?
- Tech hiring poised for recovery -- and open source leads the way
- Why Toyota Should Go Open Source
- Document Freedom Day - March 31st, 2010
- Freedom! (Document-wise)
- Document Freedom Day: Passion and politics
maximumpc.com: Not a thing wrong with making some money. Right? Well, that's the great contradiction in both the open-source and freeware worlds.