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  • Open Source Initiative Announces New Partnership With Adblock Plus January 16, 2018
    PALO ALTO, Calif. - Jan. 16, 2018 -- Adblock Plus, the most popular Internet ad blocker today, joins The Open Source Initiative® (OSI) as corporate sponsors. Since its very first version, Adblock Plus has been an open source project that has developed into a successful business with over 100 million users worldwide. As such, the German company behind it, eye […]
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  • Twenty Years and Counting December 22, 2017
    The third decade of open source software starts in February 2018. How did it rise to dominance, and what’s next?20 years ago, in February 1998, the term “open source” was first applied to software, Soon afterwards, the Open Source Definition was created and the seeds that became the Open Source Initiative (OSI) were sown. As the OSD’s author Bruce Perens rel […]
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  • Twenty Years and Counting December 22, 2017
    The third decade of open source software starts in February 2018. How did it rise to dominance, and what’s next?20 years ago, in February 1998, the term “open source” was first applied to software, Soon afterwards, the Open Source Definition was created and the seeds that became the Open Source Initiative (OSI) were sown. As the OSD’s author Bruce Perens rel […]
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  • Open Yet Closed November 14, 2017
    In these days of code that no single mind can grasp, it's hard to see how software freedom is present when there's no realistic community access to source code.In the early days of Free Software, it was a safe assumption that anyone using a computer had coding skills of some sort -- even if only for shell scripts. As a consequence, many advocates o […]
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  • Open Source Initiative Announces DigitalOcean Corporate Sponsorship November 8, 2017
    Cloud services platform will provide both financial and in-kind contributions to support OSI infrastructure and new collaboration platform. PALO ALTO, Calif. - Nov. 8, 2017 -- The Open Source Initiative® (OSI), dedicated to increasing the awareness and adoption of open source software, is delighted to welcome DigitalOcean as a Premium Sponsor. DigitalOcean, […]
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  • Ensuring Openness Through and In Open Source Licensing October 30, 2017
    It simply may not be clear to those encountering open source for the first time the scope of the Open Source Definition, or the standards expected by the international open source community, when OSI approved licenses are applied. We're here to help clear things up.Some of the largest forces in business today—consumer-facing companies like Google and Fa […]
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  • Open Source Initiative, and Open Source Software Movement Celebrate Twenty Years October 23, 2017
    The Open Source Initiative will celebrate its 20th Anniversary in 2018. In the true open source spirit, the organization will invite everyone in the open source community to participate. Raleigh, NC Oct. 23, 2018 — All Things Open Conference — The Open Source Initiative® (OSI), the global non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and adoption of open source […]
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  • Open Source Initiative Welcomes Cumulus Networks As Premium Sponsor October 18, 2017
    Cumulus Networks' contributions support open source projects, developer communities, and now as an OSI Premium Sponsor, advocacy. The Open Source Initiative® (OSI), the internationally recognized home of the open source software movement working to raise awareness and adoption of open source software, announced today the generous sponsorship of Cumulus […]
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  • The Faces of Open Source: Mike Dolan October 4, 2017
    We're pleased to present the eighth, but sadly, final episode of Shane Martin Coughlan's, "The Faces of Open Source Law", featuring Mike Dolan. We'd like to thank Shane for his great work in introducing the issues related to open source software and communities, as well as the people so deeply involved and committed to helping the mo […]
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  • Transitions in Leadership September 28, 2017
    Serving as president of the Open Source Initiative over the past few years has been a joy and an honor, and if I write a memoir someday I'm sure these will stand out as some of the best and brightest years in a long and happy open source career. It has been a delight to collaborate closely with so many people I admire greatly, including Deb Bryant, Moll […]
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