A poll asking readers which issue had the biggest impact in 2012?

What issue influenced open source the most in 2012?

Posted 23 Jan 2013 by 

Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat)
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Which issue had the biggest impact in 2012?

SOPA blackout day
21% (45 votes)
Red Hat's 1 Billion
16% (35 votes)
Exploring Mars with the Curiosity rover
11% (24 votes)
Oracle vs. Google
7% (15 votes)
Apple vs. Samsung
15% (33 votes)
We the People source code released
5% (10 votes)
Raspberry Pi, Arduino & hardware devices
23% (49 votes)
Other (add to the comments)
2% (4 votes)
Total votes: 215
Many big issues developed in open source in 2012. We highlighted the top articles on opensource.com in these areas:

Now, we're asking our readers to tell us why they think one issue over another may have had more of an impact. Read more about each one here: 

SOPA blackout day

Red Hat's 1 Billion

Exploring Mars with the Curiosity rover

Oracle vs. Google

Apple vs. Samsung

We the People source code released

Raspberry Pi, Arduino & hardware devices

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Jen Wike Huger | Content Manager for Opensource.com. Storyteller for tech, open source, and Linux communities. On Twitter @jenwike. See some of my projects at Jen.io. Passionate about the open movement, Raleigh, slow food, writing, my family, and a whole lot more. More about me: NC State graduate in Communications,

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