ownCloud founder and CTO Frank Karlitschek talks encryption, privacy, and encryption in this interview.
4 comments Posted 16 Sep 2015 by George Wike Huger Feed
In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we take a look at the User Data Manifesto 2.0, the Alliance for Open Media, new open source fonts, and more! Open source news roundup for August 30 - September 5, 2015
0 comments Posted 5 Sep 2015 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
Deb Nicholson gave a fascinating talk about privacy and surveillance at this year's Texas Linux Fest.
1 comment Posted 31 Aug 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Firefox's new stealth mode, mainframes powered by Linux, new projects from the Linux Foundation, and more!
0 comments Posted 22 Aug 2015 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
In the growing hubbub around student data privacy and security, it can be hard for edtech companies to identify concrete steps to demonstrate their commitment to protecting student information.
2 comments Posted 24 Apr 2015 by Charley Locke Feed
With the ability to move quickly, easily integrate, and review the code’s security firsthand, it is really no surprise that many governments are turning to open source software for their IT projects and initiatives. Email systems house and transmit sensitive information that government agencies... Read more
0 comments Posted 10 Dec 2014 by Olivier Thierry Feed
Kevin O'Brien likes to talk. Luckily for computer users everywhere, he likes to talk about free and open source software. O'Brien is tech track lead for Penguicon and former publicity director for Ohio LinuxFest, but he's perhaps best known for his fortnightly podcasts on community-run podcast... Read more
0 comments Posted 30 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
cloud services and providers
When Edward Snowden leaked intelligence files, a storm was triggered in the cloud, leaving a path of destruction. Snowden’s email provider Lavabit shut down. So has the email offering of Silent Circle. The Guardian ran a story declaring: Lavabit’s closure marks the death of secure cloud computing... Read more
4 comments Posted 16 Aug 2013 by Georg C. F. Greve Feed
Pushing for open data? 3 steps to consider
Open Data is fast becoming a ‘hot topic’ in government. I’m proud to see my colleagues & fellow open gov supporters helping governments around the world launch their cloud-powered open data catalogues: from the Government of Columbia and the European Union, to the Canadian cities of Regina,... Read more
0 comments Posted 19 Mar 2012 by Nik Garkusha Feed
open source platform for .gov websites
In a new blog post, Gartner’s Andrea Di Maio asks if it’s time to pull the plug on government websites? Di Maio cites one Japanese city’s decision to migrate its online presence to Facebook as an example of an outside-the-box approach to government web operations. One comment from ‘Carolyn’ makes a... Read more
0 comments Posted 31 Aug 2011 by Luke Fretwell Feed