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UK Still Lags At Open Source

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eweekeurope.co.uk: The UK is still a laggard at open source, even though the recession has increased pressure for its adoption, according to speakers at a London conference.

How Open Source Can Beat the Status Quo

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pcworld.com: One of the biggest problems with open source is understanding what it means out in the real world. I'm talking about the impact of open source. How open source is actually useful.

Chinese Green Dam pilfers open source too

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zdnet.com: After claims that China's "Green Dam" filtering app includes code pirated from an American software maker, it should come as no surprise that the People's Republic censorshipware is also using open-source code without displaying the proper license.

Companies still concerned about open source security? Really?

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blogs.techrepublic.com: Really? Did I wake up this morning only to find that Dr. Emmett Brown successfully teleported me “Back to the Future” with his Delorean? Or are the majority of people polled by Forrester that clueless and is Forrester that irresponsible?

15 Mythical and Humorous Facts About Richard Stallman

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junauza.com: You may have read our collection of mythical and humorous facts about Linus Torvalds. This time around, we will give tribute to another living legend by the name of Richard M. Stallman.

DHS project aims to bring open-source software to state and local agencies

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gcn.com: The Homeland Security Department is funding a program that will help federal, state and local agencies better understand their options for using open-source software.

OpenSource World Offering Free Admission

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pcworld.com: Organizers of the upcoming OpenSource World conference, previously known as LinuxWorld, broadened the event program and are offering free admission, hoping to attract more attendees in a time of slashed travel budgets and increased competition from similar shows.

EC software law could divide open source

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zdnet.com: The world of open-source development could be divided if the European Commission succeeds in passing a law extending consumer protection rules to software, according to experts.

Open source, digital textbooks coming to California schools

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arstechnica.com: The cash-strapped Golden State has decided that, starting next school year, schools will be able to use open source, digital textbooks for a number of math and science subjects.

Seven Mistakes Being Made in FOSS Branding

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earthweb.com: Traditionally, any mention of marketing has the average member of the free and open source software (FOSS) community reaching for the garlic and crucifixes. Yet, despite the baying of mobs with pitch forks and torches in the background, the topic of how FOSS presents itself to the world at large has started to be raised in blogs.

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