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Time to name and shame the anti-open source extremists

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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

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The Problem with FOSS Software on an FOSS Operating System

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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.

As Cars Get More Complicated, Maybe Open Source Is The Way

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techdirt.com: Cars are now more complicated than ever, and now computers play a crucial part in the safe and efficient operation of modern automobiles. with the recent massive Toyota recall, "Should we be worried that our cars are controlled by software?"

FOSS Legal Strategy Session Silicon Valley: Success!

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lawandlifesiliconvalley.com/blog: On February 10, 2010, the Linux Foundation and the Open Source Initiative co sponsored their first Legal Strategic Planning Session. I am glad to declare it a success. We had a very diverse group both professionally and geographically, with participants from Europe, Japan and the US.

Bruce Perens: Inside Open Source's Historic Victory

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earthweb.com: Jacobsen v. Katzer is closed, after five years. Open Source won, and big. The details are fascinating. Let's start with the Open Source developer: Bob Jacobsen.

A handbook for the open source way, written the open source way

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opensource.com: Remember the Seinfeld episode where Kramer had the idea to make a coffee table book about coffee tables? I always thought that was a pretty elegant idea. Well, a few months ago, some of the smart folks on Red Hat's community architecture team had a similarly elegant idea:

Open Source? Who cares!

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maximumpc.com: Does open-source really matter? Think about it for a second. Do you care if your programs are open-source? Do you care if companies whose services you frequent are built around open-source technology or not?

Linux and Open Source Software at the center of security

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: It's been said over and over again, that Linux is one of the most secure operating systems today. And, it's been proven over and over that it is quite secure. Knowing this, there's no surprise that Linux has been chosen as the primary platform for our most critical applications and appliances.

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