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There's more to FOSS than the Linux Foundation

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linux-magazine.com: As a Canadian, I'm always irked by airy statements by Americans that they won World War II. With all respect, I feel much the same way about the recent interview on Wired.com with Jim Zemlin, the executive director of the Linux Foundation.

Users and Developers in FOSS

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librescope.com: The often made claim that “there are no dis­tinc­tions between devel­op­ers and users” is at worst a lie and at best mis­in­for­ma­tion.

Linux pros weigh open source compliance program

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techtarget.com: The Linux community is generally behind a new open source licensing compliance program proposed by the Linux Foundation, but some weren’t sure about the execution of the program itself.

Open Source for America Celebrates its First Anniversary with Awards

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consortiuminfo.org: Last summer, a new organization was announced with the goal of promoting the uptake of open source software by the U.S. federal government. Now that organization has completed its first quite successful year of operations.

Q&A with Richard Stallman

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computerworld.com.au: Free software is a different beast from gratis software. Free software activist, Richard Stallman, discusses the importance of freedom across all modes of computing.

Linux Foundation launches open-source license compliance program

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theregister.co.uk: A program to help keep software and device makers on the right side of open-source licensing law has been unveiled by the Linux Foundation.

Open Source Projects that Changed the World

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ostatic.com/blog: To many, open source software isn’t just about getting something for free, it’s a statement about how the world should be. Here are seven projects that have, quite literally, changed the world.

The golden age of open source?

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the451group.com: Stephen O’Grady and Simon Phipps have both recently published interesting posts on the current state of open source, with Stephen pondering the relative growth of open source and Simon wondering whether the “commercial open source” bubble has burst.

Apple is the new open source villain

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zdnet.com: It’s an in-depth analysis from Florian Mueller, whose FOSSPatents remains fiercely opposed to all software patents. It’s something of a follow-up to a May piece in which he considered the idea of a Fair Troll.

Breaking down barriers for women in open source

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  • Breaking down barriers for women in open source
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