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Linus Torvalds named most influential open source blogger

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O'Reilly media founder Tim O'Reilly is "the most powerful voice" in open source, followed by Linux chief architect Linus Torvalds according to a new ranking of influential open source personalities.

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Why Put an End to Proprietary Platforms

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"...The AHA project is a networking art platform created to promote hacktivism and art on the Internet related to the Italian net culture and underground movement [...] The basic idea of hacker ethics (for the Italian community) has a strong political and activist meaning and it is strictly related to the idea of sharing knowledge, developing free software and fighting for social and political rig

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Open-source companies to be acquired by proprietary vendors?

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Tim believes that open source, at least as defined by open-source licensing, has a short shelf life that will be consumed by Web 2.0 (i.e., Web companies hijacking open-source software to deliver proprietary Web services) or by traditional proprietary software vendors.

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If Microsoft Joins In, Can it Be a Revolution?

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In the old days, when Microsoft wanted to kill the Open Source Movement, O'Reilly's Open Source Convention was where you found true software revolutionaries. Great coders, they also were idealists who believed software was something you shared. Then a funny thing happened. Open source went mainstream.

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Eben Moglen challenges Tim O'Reilly to "join the conversation"

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At the O'Reilly Open Source Convention today, Software Freedom Law Center director Eben Moglen threw down the gauntlet to O'Reilly founder and CEO Tim O'Reilly. Saying that O'Reilly had spent 10 years making money and building the O'Reilly name, Moglen invited O'Reilly to stop being "frivolous" and to join the conversation about software freedom.

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