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  • Cloud threatening software freedom, advocate says

    The public cloud increasingly is isolating users from the actual computing that they're doing, threatening their control over the process and posing a danger to software freedom, said academic and former Debian project leader Stefano Zacchiroli on Sunday at LibrePlanet 2015.

    Written by Jon Gold24 March 15 04:15
  • Stallman joins the Internet, talks net neutrality, patents and more

    According to Richard Stallman, godfather of the free software movement, Facebook is a "monstrous surveillance engine," tech companies working for patent reform aren't going nearly far enough, and parents must lobby their children's schools to keep data private and provide free software alternatives.

    Written by Jon Gold24 March 15 04:13
  • LibreOffice defends handling of spreadsheet bug

    A new version of LibreOffice's Calc program has broken many spreadsheets, users say, and a perceived unwillingness by developers to address the problem has sparked an ill-tempered argument.

    Written by Jon Gold08 Nov. 14 06:16
  • Open-source player-tracking project kicks off

    Big Data isn't just a buzzy concept in the business world these days – professional sports teams are, increasingly, applying similar principles to their own operations, analyzing fast-growing quantities of data in order to better understand the game.

    Written by Jon Gold06 Sept. 14 03:02
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  • Debunking the top open source myths

    Today many IT executives choose open source over proprietary software for everything from cloud computing to facilitating teamwork among remote workers. Open source increases security and privacy, encourages an engaged community and offers the ability to "look under the hood" to diagnose and resolve issues quickly.

    Written by Rob Howard06 Sept. 14 06:44