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September project of the month: GPL Ghostscript

http://sourceforge.net

The end of the year is right around the corner (already!) but we're not quite done showcasing projects that have been with us for 10 years or more. September's Project of the Month is [19]GPL Ghostscript, a complete set of page description language interpreters including PDF, PostScript, PCL5, PCLXL, and XPS.

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Update on SourceForge's Ban on "Illegal Countries"

http://news.northxsouth.com

SourceForge has now changed their policy regarding their ban on users from "sanctioned countries."

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Obama enforces trade embargo against open source

http://blogs.zdnet.com

The Obama Administration has forced Sourceforge to deny service to its anti-terrorism sanction list. In practical terms this means people in Cuba, North Korea, the Sudan, Syria and Iran get “403 forbidden” messages when they try to access sourceforge.org addresses. (Here’s how the Armenian Private School in Toronto, Canada displays 403 errors.)

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Mr. Obama, Please Tear Down This Wall!

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Only three days after posting my blog regarding the plight of Google's Chinese customers and how their data is now at the whims of a US-based company and its conflict with the Chinese government, I read about the issues of SourceForge.net and the U.S. State Department's Export lists and how the data stored in a US-based company, sometimes created by non-U.S.

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“The US Censors Syrian Internet,” By Idaf

http://joshualandis.com

"Sourceforge just became the latest US-based entity to censor Syria along with five other countries. Despite being one of the leading proponents of Free Software, Sourceforge has succumbed to pressure from the US government to deny access to its products to millions of people.

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Sourceforge ignores users from several countries

http://sourceforge.net

Sourceforge ignored users from Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria saying that it has to deal with USA laws. USA has very hard relationships with those countries, that is why open source, free software, hackers and people loving freedom must suffer, and Sourceforge is not against that.

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10 Years of SourceForge.net

http://ostatic.com

It's often difficult to notice when you're in the midst of making history. In the summer and fall of 1999, I spent some time working next door to four noisy, Mountain Dew-swilling misfits working on a renegade project within VA Linux Systems. Little did I know that their efforts would become known as the world's largest open source development site.

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SourceForge delivers 4 billionth open source download

http://blog.internetnews.com

Since 1999, SourceForge has the 'go to place' for all open source downloads, but in the last couple of years, Google Code has put up a bit of challenge. Remember also for a while there was this constant thread in media about how SourceForge had 100,000 project, though most had been abandoned.

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Oh Loh! SourceForge Buys Former Microsoft Employees

http://boycottnovell.com

SourceForge buys a company with a roots in Microsoft

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Elastix - an amazing GNU/Linux distribution to set up an Asterix-based PBX

http://news.northxsouth.com

Elastix is a complete GNU/Linux distribution with Asterisk, Zaptel, Openfire, Postfix and many other free software packages. It has a user-friendly interface that integrates the best tools available for Asterisk-based PBXs, as well as its own set of utilities which allows the creation of third party modules.

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Inside the Linux Foundation Purchase of Linux.com

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

Two months after SourceForge’s Linux.com site stopped publishing new stories, the reason has finally been made public: The site has been acquired by the Linux Foundation.

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On the savannah, where the gnu roam...

http://www.fsf.org

"There are many services that will host your project's source code, mailing lists and bug trackers. While very few of these services charge for their services, most of them are built on proprietary software. Worse, some of them have started adding adverts for proprietary software in their mailing lists, or refusing projects with certain free software licenses [...] So, what's the alternative?

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SourceForge heads from one-stop shop to Mega-market

http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au

SourceForge to launch new open source services marketplace.

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