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As we continue to create new open source foundations, we need to be thoughtful in the how-and-why of such foundations.
Best wishes for a happy I love Free Software Day 2016 and Valentine's Day from Opensource.com.
On my 21st birthday in 1998, I received a phone call from Richard Stallman, founder of the GNU Project and Free Software Foundation (FSF), to tell me the root password of the GNU Project's web server.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at community-oriented GPL enforcement, the ONOS project partnering with the Linux Foundation, an open source mod for making music with Texas Instruments calculators, and more!
Jono Bacon reflects on the 30-year anniversary of the FSF and shares excerpts from his interview of John Sullivan, the foundation's executive director.
Who really owns our devices and the software they run? John Sullivan, executive director of the Free Software Foundation, shares his refreshing thoughts on the subject.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Git Bounty program, the open source NAO robot, and more!
Today is the Day Against DRM, organized by the Free Software Foundation through their Defective by Design campaign against digital rights management (DRM), which they refer to instead with the more accurate moniker "digital restrictions management."
Today is the seventh annual International Day Against DRM (Digital Rights Management). We've talked a lot here about DRM particularly in movies and books (read my two-part timeline, The DRM graveyard: A brief history of digital rights management in music and part 2 about video and TV). But what's... Read more
Remember when we told you about MediaGoblin, the open source media publishing system? Now they're building higher and higher, and they're looking for help. As they write on the campaign page: