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Software in the Public Interest announces it's new webpages

Oct 29, 1998, 09:37 (0 Talkback[s])

Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
New SPI Web Pages
October 28, 1998


Software in the Public Interest, Inc. is pleased to announce its new web pages. They can be found at http://www.spi-inc.org. SPI is a non profit organization that was founded to help projects in developing software for the community. Several projects are currently being supported through monetary and hardware donations that have been made to SPI. As SPI is a non profit organization, all donations to it and the projects it supports are tax deductible.


Projects that are affiliated with and receive support from SPI are:

These projects use the monetary and legal infrastructure available to them through SPI to accomplish their individual goals. SPI serves as a guiding organization only, and does not actively control any of the projects it is affiliated with.


SPI currently owns several trademarks and certification marks. Although these trademarks are owned by SPI, they are managed by the projects that they are associated with.

The Open Source Certification Mark is managed by Eric Raymond on behalf of the free software community.

The Open Hardware Certification Mark is managed by Vincent Renardias. The Debian Trademark is managed by Debian.

About SPI

SPI is a non-profit organization which was founded to help organizations develop and distribute open hardware and software. We encourage programmers to use the GNU General Public License or other licenses that allow free redistribution and use of software, and hardware developers to distribute documentation that will allow device drivers to be written for their product.

Open Source and Debian are Registered Certification Marks and Trademarks of Software in the Public Interest, Inc.

Contact Information

For further information, please send email to the SPI Press Contact or visit the SPI homepage at http://www.spi-inc.org.