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Five reasons to be grumpy about 2010

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networkworld.com: Maybe it's the post-holiday letdown, but looking back on 2010 I'm not sure the open source community has that much to be grateful for this year. Not only have we missed another year for the Linux desktop, but there's been plenty to gripe about in 2010.

The bad guys are worried - did we win?

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freesoftwaremagazine.com: Recently two pieces of first class anti-free software diatribe hit the headlines. The first is Microsoft’s “please don’t use OpenOffice.org” video and the second is Steve Jobs’ anti-Android rant.

Open source software more suitable for Oxford

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futuregov.asia: Open source software is more attractive and better suited to traditional education needs, the IT head of Oxford University has said.

Librarians, developers push open-source alternative

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computerworld.co.nz: Librarians, information managers and open-source developers have founded a formal collaborative initiative, Open Network Libraries (ONL), aimed at providing services to library users and staff through the use of open source software.

CeBIT - Free Exhibit Space Offered to FOSS projects

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linux-magazine.com: For the past three years, in the spirit of “Free and Open”, Linux New Media has offered free exhibit space to Open Source projects. This gives an excellent opportunity for projects to “show their stuff” to both “the choir” of FOSS people that stop by and to other people who are just learning about FOSS.

Copyright assignment – a little commercial perspective

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blogs.the451group.com: Gather the pitchforks and light the torches. Hordes of marketing men are gathering, intent on invading the free and open source software village armed with copyright assignment policies and turning everyone into mindless corporate contributors.

Is Open Source under Siege? Let's Hope Not!

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txwikinger.me.uk: While Open Source is stepping up in leading innovation of software technology, things could very well start to get even harder than they are in the near future to gain further market share for true Free Software.

Sky preaches benefits of open source

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thinq.co.uk: Sky boxes across the country have surprised their owners with a message about the benefits of open source software - apparently in a bid to head off a legal tussle from free software fans.

Open Source has won precisely because we no longer notice it

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bangkokpost.com: Open source has won. Oh, how time flies. When I started writing in Database in May 2003, my first column was about how the ICT Ministry had got the budget PC programme all wrong.

Open-source Social Network Diaspora Goes Live

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