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Open Source for Amercia Honors Open Source Advocates

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Open Source for Amercia was established to promote the awareness and use of Free and Open Source Software and technologies in the U.S. Federal Government. The organization is made up of industry leaders, familiar companies, academic institutions, various associations. Some names you might recognize associated with OSFA are Mark Shuttleworth, Stormy Peters, Jono Bacon, Simon Phipps, Monty Widenius, Andy Updegrove, and Jim Zemlin. Today the winners of their inaugural open source awards program were announced.

Award winners were announced during the Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON) 2010, in Portland, Oregon today. Winners include:

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