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The case for educating judges on open source licensing

open source licensing
Judges and lawyers need to understand what open source software is: not just software made available under a license, but software that has an...Read more

Find a greater audience for your creative work

Open source and Creative Commons licensing has opened the door for everyone to inexpensively and easily find a new and authentic audience for their...Read more

A shift in education: Teachers who create content, not consume

Stephen O’Connor is a fifth grade public school teacher at Wells Central School. He contracts with the New York State Education Department to create...Read more

Top 10 FOSS legal developments of 2014

The year 2014 continued the trend of the increasing importance of legal issues for the FOSS community. These are my selections for the top 10 legal...Read more

Mars Express images and videos for everyone

Hellas Chaos on Mars, from space
As of December 19, the European Space Agency (ESA) is now sharing all of its images and videos from the Mars Express mission under CC BY-SA.Read more

Charting new licensing territories with the Open Definition standard

Open Knowledge and the Open Definition Advisory Council have announced the release of version 2.0 of the Open Definition, an important standard that...Read more

Books and more are relicensed to Creative Commons

Creative Commons license
I began working with the Wikimedia Foundation in January 2012 for program and community support in India. With the Centre for Internet and Society 's...Read more

An introduction to the School of Open

school of open
Every generation since the beginning of human existence has passed its value system, principles, methodologies, and skillsets on to the next...Read more