☝ FUD Barriers For Open Source Non-Profits?

In a post to a private mailing list I follow, Software Conservancy chief Bradley Kuhn has confirmed that an unexpected problem highlighted recently by CASH Music is indeed a real issue for open source groups in the USA seeking to formalise non-profit status. I asked Bradley if he’d be happy to share some of the information from that posting and he agreed.

You can read all about it on ComputerWorldUK.

☞ Liberty Plus

  • Google seems committed to what I’ve long called “the freedom to leave”, and that’s giving me a lot of confidence trying out Plus.
  • Interesting discussion of the differences in the approaches Facebook and Google are taking to community self-management. Personally I find the Google approach much easier to explain to others already.
  • The Document Foundation keeps up the momentum with a fresh release of LibreOffice. The graphic explaining their release philosophy is especially helpful as the scheme they are using is somewhat cryptic to most people.
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