techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen has been watching Linux and open source for well over a decade. In all the ebbs and flows of acceptance, he has never seen such wide-spread usage of the open source platform as now.
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infoworld.com: The legal details of copyright licensing are complex and off-putting -- but that doesn't mean they should be ignored
zdnet.com: The explosion in open source projects in the HTML, mobile, cloud and big data spaces such as Android, jQuery, PhoneGap, Sencha, Hadoop and Cordova are driving a new model and a golden age of "app" development, Forrester Research says.
ebb.org/bkuhn: I'm admittedly sad that VLC has (mostly) finished its process of relicensing under LGPLv2.1-or-later. While I have occasionally supported relicensing from GPL to LGPL, every situation is different and I think it should be analyzed carefully.
itwire.com: A senior OpenBSD developer has complained on a mailing list that upstream vendors of free and open source software are adding in changes without any thought of whether downstream users could adapt to the change.
techrepublic.com: Linux and open source has a lot to be thankful for. Jack Wallen takes a moment to highlight ten things this community should give thanks for. You might be surprised at what you read!
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): "What am I thankful ??? Hummmm... I would not say what, but WHO," said Google+ blogger Alessandro Ebersol. "I'm thankful to Mr. Richard Matthew Stallman, who made technology available to the masses."
linuxinsider.com: Open source software could be a paradigm for a national voting system in the United States that could still allow states and counties to customize and adapt the technology.