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Open-source evolution hits overdrive

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  • Open-source evolution hits overdrive
  • Can open source reduce costs?
  • Is Open Source Software More Secure?

Dual of denial – on the success and failure of dual licensing

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blogs.the451group: There’s been a fair amount of attention – both positive and negative – on dual licensing in recent weeks. A few days ago Brian Aker wrote: “The fact is, there are few, and growing fewer, opportunities to make money on dual licensing.”

Time To Rebut The IIPA's FUD Against Open Source

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opensource.org: A recent blog posting at The Guardian about the US "Special 301" rules has generated deep concern around the global open source community. It points to this year's recommendations from the controversially-named International Intellectual Property Alliance.

NDAs and FOSS

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Jon maddog Hall: I recently had to sign a "Non-Disclosure Agreement" (NDA) for the first time in a long while, and I thought I would write about how an NDA might or might not fit in with Free and Open Source Software.

Time to name and shame the anti-open source extremists

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blogs.zdnet.com: Since I began writing this blog in 2005 I have watched open source move from a fringe idea to something embraced by the IT mainstream. But there are still extremists out there who want to destroy open source. Some of their names may surprise you.

Open Source vs. the White Supremacists

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The Problem with FOSS Software on an FOSS Operating System

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: Earlier this evening I was cruising through the latest additions on HappyPenguin.org (Linux gaming website) when I stumbled across JVGS. Its a nifty little platform based game that is loosely based on XKCD webcomic.

As Cars Get More Complicated, Maybe Open Source Is The Way

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techdirt.com: Cars are now more complicated than ever, and now computers play a crucial part in the safe and efficient operation of modern automobiles. with the recent massive Toyota recall, "Should we be worried that our cars are controlled by software?"

FOSS Legal Strategy Session Silicon Valley: Success!

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lawandlifesiliconvalley.com/blog: On February 10, 2010, the Linux Foundation and the Open Source Initiative co sponsored their first Legal Strategic Planning Session. I am glad to declare it a success. We had a very diverse group both professionally and geographically, with participants from Europe, Japan and the US.

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