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OSI "categorically rejects" IIPA's attack on open source

http://www.opensource.org

The Open Source Initiative says the IIPA's recommendations for the US to use "Special 301" rules to blacklist countries for using open source are unjust and unbalanced

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What Matters to Open Source: Licensing or Community?

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"I have come to believe that a license alone is neither a secret to success nor an absolution of sin." Michael Tiemann President of the Open Source Initiative

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Report: OSI corporate status suspended

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A report from the 451 Group's analysts has revealed that the Open Source Initiative has had it's corporate status suspended by the Californian authorities. According to OSI President Michael Tiemann, the organisation has been unable to get "our paperwork to the state in time" and so the authorities have suspended the OSI's corporate status.

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Microsoft Lobbies Come Under Fire by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and Linux Journal

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FOSS people fed up with OOXML corruption and Microsoft fronts like Association for Competitive Technology

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The OSI board video was odd and revealing.

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Without being prompted for anything other than an introduction, at least two Open Source Initiative board members expressed their wish that the OSI should become a membership-based organization.

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The OSI board video was odd and revealing.

Meet the people behind the Open Source Initiative (video)

Without being prompted for anything other than an introduction, at least two Open Source Initiative board members expressed their wish that the OSI should become a membership-based organization.

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Netherlands: Microsoft wants open standards

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This week the Dutch government will discuss a proposal to switch as much as possible to open standards and open source software. The Microsoft director for the Netherlands, Theo Rinsema, responded that Microsoft is not objecting to open standards, but the proposal excludes too many not open standards, like PDF, MP3 and GSM, which are widely accepted standards.

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The Open Source Initiative Finds Its Backbone - Will The Real Open Source CRM Please Stand Up?

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Michael Tiemann, president of the Open Source Initiative (and Red Hat's VP of Open Source Affairs), has decided to stand up against the flagrant abuse of the term "open source" (by companies like SugarCRM, CentricCRM, and MuleSource, and OpenBravo, to shame a few). He is urging the community to use "open source" only to refer to OSI-approved licenses.

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