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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)

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"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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