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Desktop Summit: Copyright assignments [LWN.net]

http://lwn.net

Michael Meeks, Bradley Kuhn and Mark Shuttleworth discussed copyright assignment agreements and copyright licensing agreements at the Desktop Summit in Berlin. GNOME Foundation executive director Karen Sandler moderated the short but revealing discussion. Be sure to also read the insightful comments to the article.

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Created by spanky 3 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 16 weeks ago
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OPINION Beyond Software Quality: The Ethics of Freedom

http://new2generalinfos.blogspot.com

"...When Raymond compare our community's industry to Gandhi's campaign for the self-rule of India from British course of action [...] he implicitly acknowledges that this is a issue of culmination a system of dominion -- a social system to be precise with integrity untrue. That is what we in the free-software movement have be proverb since 1984..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 46 weeks ago
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Why Freedom Matters

http://anuj360.wordpress.com

«...That statement packages several questionable assumptions:

1. That the only motive for developing free software is ideological.

2. That innovation in software requires a lot of funding.

3. That the only way to fund software research is through proprietary software.

4. That innovation is more important than freedom.

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Who writes Linux: Corporate America

http://blogs.computerworld.com

I'm not sure why the silly notion that "Only .10068% of Linux kernel developers are paid" keeps circulating, but it does. So, let me just say, once and for all, Linux is written, for the most part, by paid software engineers and programmers from major American corporations.

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Urgent Need for Transparency in Procurement, Standards-Setting Process

http://boycottnovell.com

It has for long been argued — in several different places in fact — that one of the principal adoption barriers for Free software to face is corruption. The obstacles to clear are not purely technical.

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Created by komrad 6 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 34 weeks ago
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Does Open Source Lose its Mission in Corporations?

http://www.pcworld.com

More and more open-source developers these days are employees of companies, paid to work on open-source projects, rather than independent programmers doing it for fun. The change raises issues for projects, programmers and employers alike.

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Open source and the corporate elephant

http://www.networkworld.com

More and more open-source developers these days are employees of companies, paid to work on open-source projects, rather than independent programmers doing it for fun. The change raises issues for projects, programmers and employers alike.

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anna's picture
Created by anna 7 years 1 week ago – Made popular 7 years 1 week ago
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