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OSI and FSF link up against CPTN patent threat

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The Open Source Initiative and the Free Software Foundations - two organisations fighting for the same cause, but traditionally in very different ways - have joined forces in an attempt to prevent Novell patents falling into Microsoft's hands.

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OSI and FSF in unprecedented collaboration to protect software freedom

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Faced with a potentially large threat to free/libre and open source software from patent consortium CPTN, the two organisations have collaborated publicly for the first time. Before Christmas Open Source Initiative (OSI) wrote to the German Federal Cartel Office asking them to investigate the acquisition of Novell assets by the CPTN Group as a possibly anti-competitive move by CPTN's four members.

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Open source campaigners urge investigation of Novell patent sale

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Open Source Initiative (OSI) has asked a German competition law regulator to investigate the purchase of patents owned by Novell by CPTN, a consortium led by Microsoft and including Apple, Oracle and EMC.

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Four Reasons To Pay Extra For Software Freedom

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Video of a talk from Simon Phipps (OSI) at the South Tyrol Free Software Conference (SFScon) 2010

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Open Core and OSI

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Simon Phipps is correct: Open Core is Bad for You, the "you" here being you and me, end users: The open core model exploits open source and is a game on software freedom. The fact the game is played does not invalidate software freedom, but it suggests we need to revisit definitions and make the game harder to play.

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

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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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GPL and Stallman FUD Now Arriving from the Freedom-apathetic or Freedom-hostile

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Microsoft, Novell and Apple fanfare proves challenging to GNU/FSF; the OSI may also face a new hurdle

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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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Patents Roundup: OSI and Patents, Demise of Patents, Microsoft and the BSA

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A quick look at stories that may impact Free software at a lesser technical level

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Novell Resentment: OSI, Others Begin to Wake Up

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The OSI seems to mention us again because it slowly realises that Novell and Microsoft build a shared monopoly

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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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Meet the people behind the Open Source Initiative (video)

http://www.linux.com

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is the group that decides whether a software license merits a seal of approval as actual, genuine open source software. It has never been a secret group -- its license-discuss email list has always been open to all comers, for example -- but not many open source users or developers know who belongs to the board or what they do.

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