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LinuxInsider: Political Agnosticism Open Source, Politics of Contrast

Sep 28, 2004, 02:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gabriella Coleman)

"Free and open source software (FOSS), which is by now entrenched in the technology sector, has recently traveled far beyond this sphere in the form of artifacts, licenses, and as a broader icon for openness and collaboration.

"FOSS has attained a robust socio-political life as a touchstone for like-minded projects in art, law, journalism, and science--some examples being MIT's OpenCourseWare project, School Forge, and the BBC's decision to release all their archives under a Creative Commons license..."

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