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On innovation and participation

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blogs.the451group: Two of the themes that have risen to the surface in the open source blogosphere in recent week are innovation, and the apparent lack of it when it comes to open source; and participation, and the continued lack of it when it comes to corporate contributions to open source projects.

Australian e-tax software unjust: Stallman

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zdnet.com.au: Richard Stallman, president and founder of the Free Software Foundation, has said that the Australian Taxation Office's e-tax software is "unjust".

Open source, helping the children of the future.

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toolbox.com/blogs: The children today have it lucky. These days children have iThis and iThat as well as cell(mobile) phones, netbooks, laptops and the now common desktop pc. The problem with these is that the exploration potential of these devices is very limited.

A Call For Open Source

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ostatic.com/blog: Bloglines was my first RSS aggregator, and it will be gone on October 1st. I’d like to call on IAC and Ask.com to release bloglines to new life as an open source project.

Will Cisco Be the Next to Fall to Open Source?

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enterprisenetworkingplanet.com: Cisco has long dominated the networking world. It seems its supremacy is unassailable. Yet open source-based networking just might be its undoing - eventually.

Open source IQ test

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infoworld.com: Open source has emerged as one of the most important trends in the software industry, but myths and misconceptions about free and open source software still abound. How well do you understand the world of open source software? Take our 20-question quiz to find out.

The government doesn't look good naked.

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opensource.com: Open Government Directive, we seem to have a backlash. The government has spent millions of dollars collecting, organizing, and cataloging its data to make it more available to the public. An unprecedented effort. I think we can all agree that more transparency is always — always — a good thing. Not so, says Ellen Miller.

Open source Brits charge BBC with foul play

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thinq.co.uk: The UK's Open Source Consortium has filed an official complaint against the BBC and its partners in Project Canvas, the joint venture designing a proprietary standard for Internet media players.

Open Source and Software Allergies

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openlogic.com/blogs: One of the reasons they put ingredient labels on food is so you can make sure you won't eat something that might kill you. Why don't we do the same thing with software?

Here is the New Open Source

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h-online.com: A recent column in The H Open posed a question: 'The "best open source software for business" list contains almost exclusively well-known contributors. Is there no more new open source?'

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