I joined in with the Open Source Initiative in 2008, was elected to its Board in 2010 and became its President in 2012. Along with the Board, I've pursued a vision of OSI transforming into a membership organisation, serving open source not only as steward of the Open Source Definition and arbiter of which licenses satisfy its requirements and thus deliver software freedom, but also as an enabler for people and organisations that want to make open source better and more popular.
Sponsor of OPNsense, an open source FreeBSD based firewall and routing platform, extends support to broader open source community.
April 28, 2015 - PALO ALTO, Calif. -- The Open Source Initiative (OSI), a member-driven and industry-supported non-profit, announced the generous sponsorship of Deciso B.V. Deciso joins existing OSI corporate sponsors Adobe, Craigslist, Engineering Group, IBM, HP, Google, NGINX, Twitter and several others committed to advancing open source software through community-building, education, and public advocacy.
Partnership highlights core values of both organizations in ensuring access to all members within communities.
March 30, 2015 - PALO ALTO, Calif. -- The Open Source Initiative ® (OSI), recognized globally for their work in promoting and protecting open source software and development communities, announced today the Affiliate Membership of OpenMRS®, a free and open source health IT platform.
Christoph Hellwig, supported by Software Freedom Conservancy (Conservancy), has initiated a lawsuit in Germany against VMware for alleged violations of the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2, an OSI approved license.
Hello again! As I expect you all feel too, with open source development and innovation happening so fast and across so many fields of endeavor, it’s always a bit surprising when we step back and find another year has passed. We’ve seen tremendous growth, in both open source awareness and adoption, and also in maturity across the broader IT sector.