Open source procurement: Subscriptions

When you procure proprietary software, you buy a right-to-use license and then a support agreement. But when you buy open source, you already have...Read more

Open source procurement: Copyrights

Free and open source software
As I wrote previously concerning indemnity , I constantly encounter both governments and companies claiming they have policies permitting or even...Read more

OSI And FSF in unprecedented collaboration to protect software freedom

Faced with a potentially large threat to free/libre and open source software from patent consortium CPTN, the two organisations have collaborated...Read more

Open World Forum opens with optimism

The Open World Forum began this morning in Paris with several keynotes that were universally optimistic about the future of open source and the...Read more