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Hug Your Favorite FOSS Contributors Today

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linuxtoday.com: Many things money cannot buy; I think most of us have left jobs, even when we thought we couldn't afford to, because we just couldn't take it anymore, and no amount of money would have made us stay. It's no different in FOSS.

Understanding licenses, bit by bit (2)

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  • Understanding licenses, bit by bit (2)
  • How to avoid modern day public GPL floggings
  • Complying with the GPL: How to Avoid Being Named in the Next GPL Lawsuit
  • License Management of Windows vs. Linux
  • EU settlement: ECMA 376 not ISO 29500

Open Source Minus People Equals Zero

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informationweek.com: Open source has a life of its own, to be sure. But without warm bodies in the driver's seat, there's no more going on than with any other program that has no human component.

How Open-Source Software Can Affect A Company's Value

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computerworld.com: Open-source software is an increasingly popular software development and distribution model that may spread further in the face of financial constraints in our current economy. With publicly available source code generally offered without charge, it is tempting to look to open source for potentially significant cost savings in this time of need. But not so fast.

Understanding licenses, bit by bit

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blogs.fsfe.org/adridg: An idea that is suggested every now and then is to look at software licensing and give it a kind of “Creative Commons” feel; that is, present the terms of the license in a pleasant and orderly way by means of icons. Now, we’ve already come to the realization that calling something “Creative Commons licensed” is vague to the point of being useless.

Bruce Perens' Statement on Busybox Lawsuits

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perens.com/blog: I am the creator of the Busybox program which is currently subject to lawsuits brought by Mr. Erik Andersen and the Software Freedom Law Center, and which was subject to previous suits brought by SFLC, Mr. Andersen and Mr. Robert Landley.

Open source commemorative challenge coin minted

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itwire.com: Need something unique for the open source Linux-loving GNU-spouting Free Software Foundation member in your life? ThinkGeek has the answer.

SFLC hammers GPL violators

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  • SFLC hammers GPL violators
  • SFC and SFLC sues Samsung, Zyxel, Western Digital and others over GPL violations
  • Best Buy, Samsung, Westinghouse, And Eleven Other Brands Named In SFLC Lawsuit
  • GPL, might goes to the right
  • Freedom or Sponsors, Not Both?
  • If Proprietary Software is "Illegitimate", Why is the FSF Funded by It?

Free Software

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trygnulinux.com: In a world running on software, you have an important choice between having more control over your computer or acceptance of the status quo. It is a choice between contributing to a growing community of hopeful free software users or settling for a life of product activation, vendor lock-in, and increasing developer power.

Does Open Source Software Put Government Security at Risk?

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daniweb.com: If the government uses open source software, then the government is at risk because the security flaws are exposed publicly. The use of proprietary software protects the government from security attacks because its code is hidden and not released to the public.

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