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NewsForge: SPI to Transfer Domain Names to OSI

Dec 20, 2006, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"Software in the Public Interest's (SPI) board of directors has voted to approve the transfer of the opensource.org and opensource.net domain names to the Open Source Initiative (OSI). The move is welcomed as a goodwill gesture by OSI, but has already generated some hostility from SPI's constituency.

"The resolution to transfer the domains was drafted in November in response to a request from OSI in July. However, the issue dates back to 1998, when Bruce Perens left SPI to help found OSI and failed to transfer rights to the domain..."

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