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Open Core and OSI

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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Software freedom matters, and I intend to prove it

Welcome to my new ComputerWorldUK blog, where I'll aim to bring you regular dispatches from the front lines of the free and open source software revolution. Starting out with news seems smart, so I'll use this post to announce my new job.

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Simon Phipps: “Linux is No Longer Important Enough to Justify a Business Unit at Novell”

A look at Novell's de-emphasis on GNU/Linux and increased focus on Microsoft software

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