Facebook and WhatsApp: Another blow to user freedom

February 24, 2014
By acquiring half a billion new users, Facebook significantly increases centralization when we need more federation
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Open source startups: Don't try to be Red Hat

February 17, 2014
VCs are realizing the next billion-dollar software company won't make money from software, but from what open source enables it to deliver
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Retro repo SourceForge learns new tricks

February 07, 2014
Reacting to feedback, SourceForge has improved its revenue-sharing download service for open source projects
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How Google sold Motorola at a loss and came out ahead

January 31, 2014
If you include all the lines in the balance sheet and take into account all the patents retained, Google's deal with Lenovo is brilliant
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The state of digital freedom in 2014

January 27, 2014
In 2013 we learned in detail how our digital freedoms were violated. That awareness holds promise for a brighter year ahead, and open source plays a crucial role
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Patent trolls, tread carefully in 2014

January 17, 2014
After 2013's seemingly never-ending litany of patent troll misdeeds, a turning point may be in store for 2014
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Patent trolls target their next victim: Cloud computing

January 13, 2014
Cloud computing's success has caught the attention of patent trolls -- so the Open Invention Networks is gearing for battle
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The NSA's other victim: U.S. business competitiveness

December 20, 2013
The impact of NSA intrusion on our civil liberties can't be overstated -- but damage to America's business reputation is serious, too
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Bitcoin: Open source money whose time has come

December 13, 2013
The recent bubble -- and reports of criminal activity -- may have scared off onlookers, but there's little question bitcoin has arrived
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On appeal, Oracle may beat Google and kill innovation

December 06, 2013
With Oracle v. Google, programmers won when courts said APIs could not be copyrighted; now that ruling may be reversed
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