govtech.com: Vermont has become the latest government to enact an open source software policy, after Secretary of Administration Neale F. Lunderville recently signed a policy developed under state CIO David Tucker's leadership.
news.cnet.com: Open source started small, but it's increasingly looking like it's a game for big vendors to play.
- Open-source evolution hits overdrive
- Can open source reduce costs?
- Is Open Source Software More Secure?
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.”
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.
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.
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
- Use open source? Then you're a pirate!
- open source: There are three types of software ...
- Open Source 101: Paying for Free Software
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.