Marist College, consistently recognized as an innovator in open source systems, becomes the second institution of higher education to join the OSI.
Funding platform for freely-licensed works highlights diversity in scope across Affiliate Membership.
While some may assert that open source is not applicable in every circumstance, the right to demand access to source code in situations where it is appropriate is important to society as a whole.
Although the signers believe that Commission has the best of intentions, the signers believe that the NPRM harms computing users and substantially interferes with innovation in the wireless space.
The signers are concerned about three changes in the NPRM:
The Free Software Foundation and Software Freedom Conservancy have released a statement of principles on how GPL enforcement work can and should be done in a community-oriented fashion. The president of the Open Source Initiative, Allison Randal, participated as a co-author in the drafting of the principles, together with the leadership of FSF and Conservancy.
The Open Source Initiative's mission centers on advocating for and supporting efforts to improve community best practices, in order to promote and protect open source (founded on the principles of free software). While the OSI's work doesn't include legal enforcement actions for the GPL or any of the family of licenses that conform to the Open Source Definition, we applaud these principles set forth by the FSF and Conservancy, clearly defining community best practices around GPL enforcement.
Sponsorship consolidates technical infrastructure and support for OSI’s web hosting and administrative systems.
Leading vendor-independent Linux certification organization extends commitment to furthering the adoption of Linux and Open Source.
Project focused on eliminating poverty shares vision of open source development for the good of the global community.
July 19, 2015 - PALO ALTO, Calif. -- The Open Source Initiative® (OSI) this week welcomed The Mifos Initiative as the latest Affiliate Member to join the global non-profit focused on promoting and protecting open source software, development and communities.