"Over the years, I came to appreciate a number of organizations
that although not directly linked to free software and open source
are of interest to the FOSS community. Pretty much everybody knows
the free software foundation, the software freedom law center, the
Linux foundation, The GNU project, the open source initiative,
Creative Commons or Groklaw. Here is a list of other extremely
interesting (mostly US-born) organizations and/or projects.
"PS: Except for Linux and GNU I didn't mention FOSS-project