App.net's open source failure

May 12, 2014
The company's business model put up too many barriers, and it's hard to compete without flexibility for all
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Heartbleed postmortem: OpenSSL's license discouraged scrutiny

May 02, 2014
An open source expert believes OpenSSL's custom license was partly responsible for the neglect behind Heartbleed
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Stop laying the blame for Heartbleed on open source

April 14, 2014
Security experts acknowledge that open source is the best model for crypto, so how do we drive improvements to the model for creating security-critical infrastructure?
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Sony and Google gang up for an illegal video takedown

April 14, 2014
Sony's drive-by copyright takedown illustrates the harm old business models can do to new approaches like open source
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Microsoft opens .Net but misses the point with mobile

April 04, 2014
Unprecedented change continues to flow from Microsoft. But does the company really 'get it'?
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Microsoft and open source: Two steps forward, one step back

April 01, 2014
Office on the iPad and Hotmail contrition signal that Microsoft has hit a milestone in the journey toward open source licensing
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Open document standards will cure Apple's bit rot

March 21, 2014
Apple's iWork update won't let you access documents created as little as five years ago. The solution is obvious
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2014 is the year of the Linux desktop

March 14, 2014
Linux has unexpectedly made it to the desktop through mobile and cloud, but the unintended consequences are troubling
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My great bitcoin adventure: 6 months, 5 exchanges

March 07, 2014
Bitcoin's open source foundation is sound, but Bitstamp, CEX.IO, Coinbase, Kraken, Mt. Gox exchanges are uneven at best
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Open Source Initiative, Free Software Foundation unite against software patents

February 28, 2014
In rare joint move, OSI and FSF come together to file a U.S. Supreme Court briefing
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