The following was provided by Brent Turner, California Association of Voting Officials (CAVO) Secretary. CAVO, an OSI Affiliate Member.
Hello Open Source Software Community & U.S. Voters,
The OSI has received several inquiries concerning its opinion on the licensing of React , which is essentially the 3-clause BSD license along with, in a separate file, an 'Additional Grant of Patent Rights' .
Special guest article by Sean Roberts (@sarob). The OSI would like to thank Sean, Erich and Zack for all their help in promoting and staffing the OSI booth during the Bay Area ACT-W, and their support of open source software and women in technology.
OSI hosting a community social for the open source software community: join us for drinks, dinning and discussions.
Meadhall, Cambridge, MA April 04, 2017 -- If you're in the greater Boston, Massachusetts area on Tuesday, April 4th, the OSI Board of Directors invites you to join us and the free and open source software community for a casual evening get-together (Oh, and please feel free to bring a friend).
A symposium on Open Source Software, Open Science, Open Source Hardware, and their role in innovation
Who is this symposium for?
This symposium is for anybody with an interest in open source software, open science, open hardware, and innovation.
Open Source Initiative Extends Support for Computational Science and Engineering Research and Researchers.
PALO ALTO, Calif. - March 28, 2017 -- The Open Source Initiative® (OSI), a global non-profit organization formed to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source software and communities, announced that the Journal Of Open Source Software (JOSS), a peer-reviewed journal for open source research software packages, is now an OSI affiliate member.
This update on San Francisco's project to develop and certify the country's first open source voting system was submitted by OSI Individual Member Chris Jerdonek. While Chris is a member (and President) of the San Francisco Elections Commission, he is providing this update as an individual and not in his official capacity as a Commissioner. Chirs' e-mail is, email@example.com and a website with that domain is expected soon.
Below are some things you can do to help the effort:
OSI Affiliate Member, the California Association of Voting Officials (CAVO), has shared some exciting news regarding their advocacy work in San Francisco: according to the San Francisco Examiner, the city of San Francisco is pushing forward with plans to develop their open source election system.