Poll

Why hasn't patent reform (especially for software) become a bigger political issue before now?

With a recent op-ed in the Economist and a segment on NPR's Planet Money , it seems as if an awareness of the high cost of the outmoded, traditional patent system is finally creeping into the mainstream.Read more

Poll: Why hasn't patent reform become a bigger political issue?

With a recent op-ed in the Economist and a segment on NPR's Planet Money , it seems as if an awareness of the high cost of the outmoded, traditional...Read more

Poll: Your favorite open source conferences

After you vote, tell us why you made your choice and tell us about your favorite open source conferences.Read more

What is the most important open source / free culture conference?

After you vote, tell us why you made your choice and tell us about your favorite open source conferences.Read more

Poll: How long should copyrights last?

After you vote, chime in on the comments with your thoughts on copyrights and why you voted the way you did.Read more

How long should a copyright term last before a published work becomes public domain?

After you vote, chime in on the comments with your thoughts on copyrights and why you voted the way you did.Read more

Have you ever published anything using a Creative Commons License?

After you vote, tell us why you use the license you do in the comments below.Read more

Poll: Publicly disclose your salary

On our last poll, you gave us some insight about whose salaries should be made public . This week, we turn the tables. Have your thoughts changed?Read more